EPLS: Prevention Ethics

Enhanced Prevention Learning Series (EPLS): 
Prevention Ethics


This 2-week distance learning series offers a unique interactive experience that provides participants an opportunity to explore the six principles of the Prevention Code of Ethics using realistic examples designed to strengthen participants’ abilities to manage challenging situations in their work. The learning series is structured to also provide online consultation, skill-based learning and practice, group and individual activities, reading assignments, and discussion on topics essential to application of an ethical decision-making process. 

During this EPLS participants will:

1.    Define Ethics and related terms.
2.    Describe the six principles in the Prevention Code of Ethics.
3.    Use an ethical decision-making process to apply the Prevention Code of Ethics.



Session 1 – July 13, 2020
Session 2 – July 15, 2020 
Session 3 – July 20, 2020
Session 4 – July 22, 2020


10:00 am – 11:30 am Alaska
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific
12:00 pm – 01:30 pm Mountain 


Series Facilitator:

Christina Lopez-Gutierrez, has extensive experience in evidence-based substance misuse prevention practices at the local, state, and bi-national levels. Her career began in the late 1990s implementing “model” curricula in communities and evolved to providing Training/Technical Assistance (T/TA) support to community-based coalitions, single state agencies, community stakeholders and Promotores and Community Health Workers. Ms. Gutierrez has been part of various training teams to include the U.S.-Mexico Border states and sister cities in Mexico with delivery of the Strategic Prevention Framework in Spanish. Additionally, Ms. Gutierrez has been part of SAMSHA’s regional training teams and called upon to provide training to various Latino and Native American populations to cater to cultural needs. More recently Ms. Gutierrez’s work includes being part of a state-wide evaluation team that provides evaluation support to grantees aiming to decrease Prescription Misuse and Underage drinking issues around the state.


Continuing Education:

In order to receive up to 9 continuing education hours, participants are expected to view the 20-minute video tutorial; attend the live technology training; be prepared for and join each session; and actively engage in discussions.
Due to limited enrollment, if you cannot commit to the full participant requirements, please defer this registration opportunity to others.


Register here:


Space is limited to 25 participants


Cost is Free!


Questions? Contact Clarissa Lam Yuen ([email protected]) for any questions related to registration. For all other questions, please contact Michelle Frye-Spray ([email protected]).

Starts: Jul. 13, 2020 11:00 am
Ends: Jul. 13, 2020 12:30 pm
Registration Deadline
July 13, 2020
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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