Ben Spooner is a skilled training and technical assistance provider with over a decade of experience in substance misuse prevention. He has expertise in communications planning, sustainability planning, strategic planning, product development, project management, event organizing, and developing and facilitating distance-learning events.

Currently, Spooner serves as the associate project director and technical assistance (TA) provider for the Center for Strategic Prevention Support (CSPS), for which he has been a TA provider since its inception in 2012. He has a passion for incorporating cultural and linguistic responsiveness into his work and helping the communities he works with do the same.

Spooner is a certified prevention specialist. He holds a BS in Sports Marketing from the University of Connecticut and a PMD Pro Certification from APMG International.