Welcome to the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs

Youth Technical Assistance (TA) and Training for Improving Prevention,
Treatment, and Recovery Services to the Youth Population

For no-cost TA and training specific to the youth population, please contact:

OnTrack Program Resources
1331 Garden Highway
Sacramento, CA 95833


Ifetayo M. Freeman, Project Director
Phone: (916) 285-1804
FAX: (916) 285-1862
Email: imfreeman@ontrackconsulting.org

TA and training will be provided to the alcohol and other drug (AOD) prevention, treatment, and recovery field for youth. The TA and training will focus on reducing barriers to, and assuring the quality of, AOD prevention, treatment, and recovery program services offered to California’s youth population. The result of this TA will be to increase the accessibility and quality of AOD prevention, treatment, and recovery program services to California’s youth population.

Description of Technical Assistance/Training Services or Materials
Typical areas of technical assistance and training focus include:

  • Youth Treatment Standards
  • Screening and Assessment
  • Ethics and Consent Guidelines
  • Best Practice Models and Strategies for Youth Development
  • Parental Involvement Strategies
  • Age/Development and Cultural Competency
  • Gender Specific Youth Treatment Approaches
  • Organizational Management
  • Strategic Planning and Resource Development
  • Outreach and Recruitment

Populations or Groups Served — Community-based organizations, local and county government agencies and programs, churches and neighborhood groups.

Eligibility Criteria — Organizations providing alcohol and other drug services in prevention, treatment or recovery specifically targeted to youth.

Fees — No-cost

Application Procedure — Call or e-mail for TA application.

ADP Project Representative — Joyce Devaurs, Youth Services Coordinator, Youth Services Section, Program Services Division

Phone — (916) 323-0098