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Working with Children and Families to Prevent Youth Violence/Substance Abuse

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About the Course:

This course is a study of key violence and substance abuse prevention strategies that target children and their families. Strategies addressed include social and thinking skills education, early identification and intervention with those at risk, and safe, supervised alternative activities for students at risk.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Working with Children and Families to Prevent Youth Violence/Substance Abuse created by National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention in 2004.

Publication Date:

2004

Course Material Author

National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for mental health care professionals who seek knowledge about how to help children and families prevent youth violence and substance abuse. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify strategies to help prevent youth violence and substance abuse.

  2. Differentiate between strategies and choose those most effective for clients.

  3. Design an intervention program based on strategies presented.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

1 credit hour

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American Psychological Association (APA)

1 credit hour

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

1 credit hour

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

1 credit hour

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Article: Working with Children and Families to Prevent Youth Violence/Substance Abuse

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Course Retired
Course Number 100340
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.31 out of 5
185 members have taken this course