Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100834
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About the Course:
This course is the third in a series of three brief courses that study key prevention strategies targeting youth violence and substance abuse. This installment focuses on working in the community, emphasizing the relationship between youth and the community. Limiting availability of controlled substances and weapons, enforcing community policies, and community-wide communication campaigns are among issues addressed.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Key Strategies for Violence and Substance Abuse Prevention: Working in the Community created by National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention in 2004.
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about preventing violence and substance abuse. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify strategies communities can develop and implement to assist troubled youth.
- Differentiate among strategies presented and choose or modify those that most suit one's community and youth clientele.
- Design community intervention programs for preventing youth violence and substance abuse based on strategies presented.
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