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Preventing Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents: Duplicate of Course 100863

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The National Institute on Drug Abuse focuses on risks for drug abuse and other problem behaviors that occur throughout a child’s development. Prevention interventions designed and tested to address risks can help children at every step along their developmental path. Research funded by NIDA and other organizations shows that early intervention can prevent many adolescent risk behaviors. This course covers Chapter 2 of this research-based guide. Adobe pages covered are12-17.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Preventing Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents: Duplicate of Course 100863 created by NIDA staff

Journal/Publisher:

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Publication Date:

October, 2003

Course Material Author

NIDA staff

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

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 preventing drug use among children and adolescents. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the process of developing a research-based community drug prevention plan.

  2. Describe how a community can assess its risk level for drug abuse and its level of readiness for enacting preventive strategies.

  3. Identify strategies for motivating a community to implement prevention programs and ways to assess the effectiveness of current efforts.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101089
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
3.67 out of 5
3 members have taken this course

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