The Using Adolescent Development to Inform Prevention Practice: Brain and Behavior provides participants with a review of adolescent development's major social and biological factors and implications for ways to approach substance use prevention/intervention.
- Describe prevalence rates for adolescent substance use in Region 8, including the most frequently used substances.
- Explain social and biological (brain development) factors of adolescent development in relation to substance use.
- Analyze the relationship between developmental factors and prevention/intervention of substance use.
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This e-learning course was developed by the Mountain Plains PTTC.
Adolescent Development Resources:
Effects of Substances on the Teen Brain (2 minute shareable video)