Advanced Ethics in Prevention Training of Trainers

This training of trainers will provide experienced substance misuse prevention trainers with the information necessary to facilitate the in-person Advanced Ethics in Prevention (AEiP) curriculum.

The AEiP course is a one-day, in-person training that offers experienced prevention professionals an in-depth exploration of the role of ethics in substance misuse prevention work. The course includes a brief overview of basic ethical concepts and then explores some of the pertinent issues in prevention ethics, including the use of social media, dual relationships, and organizational policy. It also provides expanded opportunities to apply a decision-making model to challenge ethical issues.

Participants must meet the following criteria to be considered for this course:

  • Successfully completed a Foundation in Prevention Ethics Training of Trainers course
  • At least three years of experience in the substance misuse prevention field
  • Strong training and facilitation skills
  • Work in the Great Lakes region (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI)
  • Ability to attend all of the Zoom sessions on camera and with a working microphone. Participants are asked to not “Zoom and drive.”
  • Committed to conducting at least one Advanced Ethics in Prevention course within the next year in conjunction with their state office, state training/TA provider, or independently

HOW TO APPLY: If you meet the above participant eligibility criteria and are interested in being considered as a participant, please click the “REGISTER” button on this page to complete the application no later than July 15, 2024.



Tuesday, August 20 - 10:00 AM CT-3:00 PM CT

Wednesday, August 21 - 10:00 AM CT-3:00 PM CT

Friday, August 23 - 10:00 AM CT-3:00 PM CT

Participants who complete this training will receive a certificate of participation for 12 hours. No partial credit is given for this course. Participants will need to confirm with their certification board to determine if these certification hours are accepted towards their specific certification requirements.



  • A clear understanding of the content of the curriculum
  • Practice delivering portions of the curriculum
  • The opportunity to ask master trainers for clarifications about the content and delivery of the curriculum.



Registrants who fully attend this event or training will receive a certificate of attendance via email within two weeks after the event or training.



Marissa Carlson, MS, CPS

Marissa is the Executive Director of the NH Teen Institute, a leadership development nonprofit working with middle & high school students from around NH & New England in a variety of areas including substance misuse prevention, peer mentoring, and creating positive school & community climate.   As part of her role at TI, she oversees and facilitates training for youth participants, youth & adult volunteer program staff, and outside behavioral health and education professionals.  She is a trainer for multiple workshops developed through SAMHSA systems, and is a member of the advisory council of the New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC).  In addition, she is the President of the Prevention Certification Board of NH, serves on the IC&RC board of directors, and serves as the chairperson of the IC&RC Credentialing Committee.  Outside of her prevention work, Marissa is a founding member of Mill City Productions, a theatre company in Western Massachusetts.  She graduated from Pomona College with a BA in Psychology, received an MS in Nonprofit Management from Bay Path University, and has been a Certified Prevention Specialist since 2011.

Nicole Luciani, MA, ICPS, CLSSGB, CKM

Nicole has been in the field for over 15 years and her passion for prevention is still going strong! Currently, she serves in a Public Health Advisor role at the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Prevention where her work supports the flow of knowledge and professional development for SAMHSA/CSAP staff members. Her previous work revolved around supporting substance use prevention/treatment/recovery grantees and coalitions in their program management, technical assistance, and training needs. Nicole has previously helped revise/develop/deliver several national prevention curricula, like the virtual training-of-trainers for Advanced Ethics in Prevention. Nicole holds certifications as a Prevention Specialist, Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt, Knowledge Manager, and Prosci certified Change Practitioner. She has a BA in Neuroscience and Sociology from Trinity University and an MA in Human and Health Services Administration from the University of Oklahoma.


The Great Lakes A/MH/PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.

Starts: Aug. 20, 2024 10:00 am
Ends: Aug. 23, 2024 3:00 pm
Registration Deadline
July 15, 2024
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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