PA Approved SAP Training Provider’s (PASTP) Information and Materials

PA Approved Trainers

Professional training conducted by a PA Approved SAP Training Provider (PASTP) is required for team members to ensure the appropriateness of the recommended services, effective interagency collaboration and compliance with state and federal laws protecting the privacy rights of parents and students.
PA Approved SAP K-12 Trainers

Training Calendar

Calendar for upcoming Student Assistance Program trainings offered by PA Approved SAP K-12 Trainers. Calendar events conducted by trainers who have been approved in the SAP K-12 model for Pennsylvania.
Go To Training Calendar

Upcoming PASTP Meetings

August 16-17, 2022 (Virtual-Zoom)
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM both days

April 11, 2023
  8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Combined SAP Training Event Template and Spreadsheet

Great news - we have combined the old Event Submission Template and SAP Training Spreadsheet into one form. You will simply complete the Event Template section of the form as you did in the past and submit. You will receive a confirmation email letting you know your event has been posted to the calendar. Then after your training event is finished you will complete the bottom section of the form and submit.



Materials For PA Approved SAP Training Providers

  • Resources
  • Handbook
  • Applications
  • SAP K-12 Bridge Training

Pennsylvania Student Assistance Program K-12 Training Standards and Competencies, 2020

Student Assistance Program (SAP) K-12 Training Standards Guidance Document, for designing, planning and implementing training, revised March 2020

Pennsylvania SAP SystemOverview (revised August 2019)   Pennsylvania SAP SystemOverview Black and White for easier copying (revised August 2019)

History of Student Assistancein Pennsylvania

Summary of Federal and State Legislation/Regulations that Impact SAP

Sample Letter of Agreement

Sample Flow Chart of SAP Process (revised 2/9/18)

Sample Student Assistance Program Referral Form

Sample SAP Team Meeting Agenda/Team Minutes

Sample Student Assistance Program Behavior Checklist and ESAP Behavior Observation Form

Student Assistance Program Sample Release of Information

Sample Student Assistance Program Case Manager Checklist

Sample Student Interview Checklist

PA Approved SAP Training Provider Handbook (effective November 2021).

Agency Application
Application and process are under revision and currently closed.

Lead Trainer Application
Applications accepted year-round as needed.
To submit a lead trainer application please contact your Regional Coordinator

Module for Standard 1: Foundations of SAP

Module for Standard 2: SAP Team and Process

Module for Standard 3: Working Collaboratively to Engage Families and School/Community Partners in SAP Process

Module for Standard 4: Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Issues
  Section 1 - Resiliency and Trauma
  Section 2 - Addiction and Substance Abuse
  Section 3 - Behavioral Health and Observable Behaviors
  Section 4 - Continuum of Care/Aftercare