A prevention training center shall provide information and services to primary prevention programs, the office, and interested applicants for grants, as follows:
(a) Act as a clearinghouse to provide information on state-of-the-art prevention curricula which meet the requirements of this chapter.
(b) Assist in selecting a prevention program model, or a combination of program models, which will meet the needs of their communities.
(c) Design and administer training sessions to develop or expand local primary prevention programs.
(d) Provide technical assistance to local programs, including, but not limited to, all of the following: administration, management, evaluation, program development, development of multicultural staffing, and community education.
(e) Provide ongoing program development and in-service training to meet all of the following:
(1) The special needs of children, including, but not limited to, the needs of disabled and high-risk children.
(2) The geographic, cultural, and linguistic needs of the diverse communities of the state.
(f) Conduct an outreach program to inform communities of the existence of funds to conduct primary prevention programs.
(g) To act in an advisory capacity to the office to provide information for all of the following:
(1) The development of a standard request for proposal as described in Section 18978.2.
(2) Suggestions of appropriate agencies to receive the request for proposal.
(3) The determination of, if requested, a current needs assessment for the number of projects needed to serve a county.
(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1638, Sec. 3.)