Preventing High Risk Behaviors and Violence in Youth
$7.50 | CE Hours:1.50 | Beginning
CE Course Description
Youth violence is a significant public health problem that affects thousands of young people each day, and in turn, their families, schools, and communities. This CE course includes programs, practices, and policies with evidence of impact on youth violence victimization, perpetration, and risk or protective factors for youth violence.
Author: David-Ferdon, C., Vivolo-Kantor, A., Dahlberg, L., Marshall, K., Rainford, N., & Hall, J. (2016). A Comprehensive Technical Package for the Prevention of Youth Violence and Assocaited Risk Behaviors. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Retrieved from: https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pub/technical-packages.html
CE Course Objectives
1. Explain three potential outcomes of preschool enrichment with family engagement.
2. Conclude three ways of modifying the physical and social environment.
3. Summarize how young people’s risk for violence can be buffered.
4. Identify which factors are associated with the future perpetration of violence and is evident in early childhood.
5. Describe the family environments that is a risk factor for youth violence and contributes to young people developing other risks.
CE Outline with Main Points
1. Promote Family Environments that Support Healthy Development
2. Provide Quality Education Early in Life
3. Strengthen Youth's Skills
4. Connect Youth to Caring Adults and Activities
5. Create Protective Community Environments
6. Intervene to Lessen Harms and Prevent Future Risk
7. Benefits Relative to Costs
8. Sector Involvement
9. Monitoring and Evaluation
Social Work Approval
Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.
- Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
- Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
- Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
- Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
- Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
- ACE credit is offered for this course for social workers (followed by ACE approval statement that is currently on every ACE course page) Quantum Units Education, #1289, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/03/2020 – 01/03/2023.
To see other approvals in your state, see our state by state provider approval listings here.
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Added On: 2017-12-17