EPLS: Prevention Ethics

Enhanced Prevention Learning Series (EPLS): Prevention Ethics



This distance learning series offers a unique interactive experience that explores 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 the application of an ethical decision-making process.


During this EPLS participants will:

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



Dates and Times:

States & American Samoa:
December 7, 9, 14, & 16

03:00 PM – 04:30 PM Pacific
04:00 PM – 05:30 PM Mountain
01:00 PM – 02:30 PM Hawaii
12:00 PM – 01:30 PM American Samoa

December 8, 10, 15, & 17

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Republic of the Marshal Islands
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Pohnpei and Kosrae
09:00 AM – 10:30 AM Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Chuuk, and Yap
08:00 AM – 09:30 AM Republic of Palau




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 Promotors 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 video tutorial; attend the live technology introductory/orientation session; complete individual readings and learning activities as assigned; be prepared for and join each session; and actively engage in group discussions. Participants will need to confirm with their certification board to determine if these certification hours are accepted towards their specific certification requirements. Due to limited enrollment, if you cannot commit to the full participant requirements, please defer this registration opportunity to others.



Register Here:

EPLS: Prevention Ethics Registration Page

EPLS: Prevention Ethics Marketing Flyer


Space is limited to 20 participants



Cost is Free!




Contact Clarissa Lam Yuen ([email protected]) for any questions related to registration. For all other questions, please contact Ramona Mosley ([email protected]).

Starts: Dec. 7, 2020 3:00 pm
Ends: Dec. 7, 2020 4:30 pm
Registration Deadline
December 7, 2020
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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