Deep Dive into Prevention Ethics: Competency


This is the second of six highly interactive sessions focused on taking a deep dive into principles of the Substance Misuse Prevention Code of Ethics. The focus of this session will be on the principle of Competency. After a short presentation on this principle, participants will work together in small groups to look at how this principle can be applied to real-life situations using the Ethical Decision-Making Process.

Important Note: This prevention ethics series is for substance misuse prevention practitioners that have already completed an Ethics in Prevention Foundations training. If you would like to attend this series but have not yet completed the prevention ethics foundation course, please complete the free, self-paced, online prevention ethics course on HealtheKnowledge before attending this ethics series.


For more information and registration links for the entire series click here. 




  • Describe the competency principle of the Prevention Code of Ethics
  • Apply the Ethical Decision-Making Process to the competency principle




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




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Nicole Augustine

Nicole Augustine is an entrepreneur, public health professional and social justice advocate. In August 2022, Nicole published the Prevention Specialist Exam Study Guide to help readers understand the competencies and knowledge necessary to become certified. Nicole is a passionate prevention thought leader with a desire to be of greater impact and drive community change through innovative strategies.




The Great Lakes 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: Feb. 2, 2023 9:00 am
Ends: Feb. 2, 2023 10:00 am
Registration Deadline
February 2, 2023
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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