2020 Conference
April 27–29, 2020
The Westin Westminster
Denver, CO

Monday Pre-Conference Sessions

April 27

Lifeskills Training (LST) User Workshop

Alayne MacArthur, Lynne Gochenaur, Amy Lynn Shimko and Craig Zettle

This informative pre-conference workshop offers users of the Lifeskills Training (LST) program an interactive, peer-based training experience designed to address important topics related to the successful implementation and sustainability of the LST program.

Participants will discuss and address the following:
  • Implementation planning for LST
  • Implementation flexibility and fidelity
  • Interactive enrichment activities for student engagement
  • Strategies and tips for communication and sustainability of the LST program
At the conclusion of the workshop, attendees will receive a certificate of completion. Participants must attend all sessions to receive a certificate. Registration will be on a first come, first served basis.

LST is a research-validated substance abuse prevention program proven to reduce the risks of alcohol, tobacco, drug abuse, and violence by targeting the major social and psychological factors that promote the initiation of substance use and other risky behaviors. This comprehensive and engaging program provides adolescents and young teens with the confidence and skills necessary to successfully handle challenging situations.


Session 1:8:30 – 10 a.m.Implementation Planning
BREAK:10 – 10:15 a.m. Break 15 mins.
Session 2:10:15 – 11:45 a.m.Flexibility and Fidelity
LUNCH12 – 1 p.m.
Session 3:1:15 – 3 p.m.Interactive Enrichment Techniques
BREAK3 – 3:15 p.m. Break 15 mins.
Session 4:3:15 – 5 p.m.Sustainability planning