Student Assistance Professionals

We currently offer the following courses and training for school personnel including teachers, nurses, school liaisons, administrators, clinical staff, and probation officers.

If you have questions about any of our training courses, please call 412-235-5377.

K-12 SAP Training

Location and Dates:

PaTTAN Pittsburgh
3190 William Pitt Highway
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Directions to PaTTAN (PDF)

  • January 10, 11, 12, 2017
  • February 6, 7, 8, 2017
  • March 7, 8, 9, 2017
  • May 8, 9, 10, 2017
  • June 6, 7, 8, 2017
Time: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Fee: $350 per participant
  Includes all materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and Act 48 credits

View the K-12 SAP Training agenda. (PDF)

During the three-day training, participants will

  • Discover the Foundations of Student Assistance in Pennsylvania
  • Discuss the PennSAP Team and Process
  • Explain Key Federal and State Legislation/Regulations that Impact SAP
  • Outline Strategies to Engage Families & School/Community Partners in the SAP Process
  • Describe the Essentials of Child & Adolescent Development
  • Investigate Strategies for Promoting Resiliency throughout Development, Particularly Through Transitions
  • Delineate the Key Concepts in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Issues to include:
    • Mental Health Issues
    • Suicidality
    • Trauma
    • ATOD and Problem Gambling
  • Practice Team Process
  • Process Case Studies
  • Summarize Questions to Ask When Returning to the Home Team
Credits Provided: Act 48. Additional charges will apply for specialized credits. LSW, CEUs,CAC/CPS and NBCC credits offered at $30.
Register for this course.


On-Site Training at School

For groups of 10 or more, our trainers will travel to your school and provide SAP or other topic-specific trainings. You determine the dates and the topics; you provide the materials and lunch.
Fee: $350 per participant
For further information or to schedule an On-Site Training, Youth Mental Health First Aid Training, or PBIS Universal Level Functioning Training, please call 412-235-5377 or email

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