Total CE Credit Hours: 5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102312
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: Strategies and Programs to Prevent Substance Use created by HHS Publication in 2017.
Course Material Author
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. This content is at a beginning level.
Identify specific focus topics that describe the steps to be taken to organize and implement drug and alcohol abuse prevention events.
Develop a detailed schedule of tasks and timelines for the planning of substance abuse prevention events.
Design media materals for the promotion and planning of a substance abuse prevention event.
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