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Focus on Prevention

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About the Course:

This course offers brief and practical information that is useful in planning and delivering youth substance abuse prevention programs. Prevention strategies, ensuring a solid foundation for strategies, and ways to disseminate information about prevention programs are among the topics presented. The course information also includes guidelines on working with the media and resources for additional information on youth substance abuse prevention.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Focus on Prevention created by No author name given

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2005

Course Material Author

No author name given

No author name given authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about planning and delivering youth substance abuse prevention strategies. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Identify and explain each of the eleven "Focus On" topics presented.
  2. Adapt event timelines presented to fit the fit the needs of a particular program.
  3. Be able to design materials for a specific youth substance abuse intervention program.

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Course Retired
Course Number 100921
  • 5 CE credit hours
  • NBCC: 3 CE credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee $29.85
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