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.