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Preventing Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders

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About the Course:

This course presents information regarding drug abuse prevention among children and adolescents. Prevention principles, program planning and delivery strategies, and examples of research-based drug abuse prevention programs are among the specific issues presented. The course material also provides selected resources and references for those seeking additional information.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Preventing Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders created by National Institute on Drug Abuse in 2003.

Journal/Publisher:

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Publication Date:

2003, Second Edition

Course Material Author

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about preventing of drug abuse among children and adolescents. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify risk factors and protective factors relating to child and adolescent substance abuse.

  2. Be able to plan for and apply drug abuse prevention principles presented.

  3. Analyze and compare research-based drug abuse prevention programs presented.

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

3 credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

3 credit hours

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)

3 credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

3 credit hours

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Course Retired
Course Number 100863
3 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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496 members have taken this course