Focus On Prevention

$9.00 | CEU Hours:3.00 | Beginning

*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.


CEU Course Description

Misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs is a problem throughout the United States.  This CEU course provides information about discrete steps to help with conceptualizing and planning a prevention event by defining the essential traits of high-quality prevention strategies, laying out guiding principles and action steps, and offering tools communities can use to plan and build prevention programs that work.

Article Author: David Lamont Wilson
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Explain what successful prevention accomplishes.

2.  Examine which part of the public health model prevention efforts need to address in order to make a lasting difference.

3.  Identify what the effect of risk and protective factors depends on.

4.  Describe the first step in developing a behavioral health prevention or promotion strategy that best fits the community of interest.

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