Key Strategies for Violence and Substance Abuse Prevention: Working in the Community

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To complete this course for credit, your exam must be successfully completed by Aug 30, 2019.

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About the Course:

This course is the third in a series of three brief courses that study key prevention strategies targeting youth violence and substance abuse. This installment focuses on working in the community, emphasizing the relationship between youth and the community. Limiting availability of controlled substances and weapons, enforcing community policies, and community-wide communication campaigns are among issues addressed.

Publication Date:



National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

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 violence and substance abuse. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify strategies communities can develop and implement to assist troubled youth.

  2. Differentiate among strategies presented and choose or modify those that most suit one’s community and youth clientele.

  3. Design community intervention programs for preventing youth violence and substance abuse based on strategies presented.

Article: Key Strategies for Violence and Substance Abuse Prevention Working in the Community

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CE Credits: CE not available, Certificate of Completion will be issued.
Course Number: 100834
Format: Online
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Popularity: 192 members have taken this course