100921: Focus on Prevention

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.

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2005

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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