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Principles of Substance Abuse Prevention for Early Childhood

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About the Course:

This course deals with principles of substance abuse prevention in early childhood. This course includes: intervening in early childhood can alter the life course trajectory in a positive direction, increasing protective factors sand reducing risk factors, long term positive effects, effects on a wide array of behaviors, positively affecting children’s biological functioning, targeting the proximal environments of the child, affecting a child’s behavior through early intervention can elicit positive behaviors in adult caregivers and in other children improving their overall social environment, why early childhood is so important to substance abuse prevention, risk and protective factors, intervening early childhood, and a list of research based early intervention substance abuse programs by age. There are resources for research at the end of the guide.

This course is based on the article, Principles of Substance Abuse Prevention for Early Childhood created by NIDA in 2016.

Publication Date:

2016

Course Material Author

NIDA

Course Creator

Sandi Cardaman

Sandi Cardaman has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for more than 15 years. She has worked with eating disorders, domestic violence and clients who are working with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, prevention professionals, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the importance of intervention in early childhood and the impact it can have.

  2. Identify the principles, risk and protective factors.

  3. Summarize school based teaching interventions.

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

6 credit hours

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

6 credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

6 credit hours

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

6 credit hours

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Course Material

References begin on page 65.

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Course Number 102709
6 credit hours
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