Focus On Prevention
$9.00 | CEU Hours:3.00 | BeginningThis course is not approved by NBCC for NCC certification renewal. To renew your NCC certification, view our list of NBCC specific approved courses.
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.