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Implementing Community-Level Policies to Prevent Alcohol Misuse

About the Course

This course examines community-level policies to prevent alcohol misuse. This includes: an overview of effective prevention policies that can be implemented on various community levels; key considerations and strategies for implementation and evaluation of policies; and consideration of equity implications throughout the prevention process. Examples of three successful US communities that have implemented these polices and lessons learned are included.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Implementing Community-Level Policies to Prevent Alcohol Misuse created by SAMHSA in 2022.

Publication Date:

1st Edition Nov 2022

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

SAMHSA 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.

Course Creator

Jacquelyn Knight, MA, OCPSA, CDCA

Jacquelyn received a Master of Arts in General Psychology from Marietta College in Marietta, OH in 2015. She is licensed with the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board as both a clinical and prevention professional and worked in the substance abuse treatment and prevention field in Ohio from 2015 to beginning her current role in April of 2020. Jacquelyn is currently the CEO of a behavioral health organization which operates both a youth residential treatment facility and an acute inpatient psychiatric hospital for children and adolescents. She enjoys volunteering with various community organizations as well and currently serves on her local Mental Health and Recovery Board.

Recommended For:

Prevention professionals and addiction counselors. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge..

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Recognize the implications of alcohol misuse across various demographic groups.
  2. Describe the elements of effective community-level prevention policies and interventions.
  3. Evaluate public health interventions, including alcohol prevention initiatives.

Disclosure to Learners

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

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Planners and Reviewers

The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.

Commercial support

There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.

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Course Number 103344
3.5 CE credit hours
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Exam Fee $20.90
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