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Focus on Prevention

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About the Course:

This course offers brief and practical information that is useful in planning and delivering youth substance abuse prevention programs. Prevention strategies, ensuring a solid foundation for strategies, and ways to disseminate information about prevention programs are among the topics presented. The course information also includes guidelines on working with the media and resources for additional information on youth substance abuse prevention.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Focus on Prevention created by No author name given in 0.

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2005

Course Material Author

No author name given

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 planning and delivering youth substance abuse prevention strategies. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify and explain each of the eleven “Focus On” topics presented.

  2. Adapt event timelines presented to fit the fit the needs of a particular program.

  3. Be able to design materials for a specific youth substance abuse intervention program.

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

5 credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

5 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)

5 credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

5 credit hours

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

3 credit hours

CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

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Course Material

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Course Retired
Course Number 100921
  • 5 credit hours
  • NBCC: 3 credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.23 out of 5
324 members have taken this course