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Cannabis Pharmacology for Substance Misuse Prevention Practitioners is a 4.5 hour self-paced course that provides important information on what prevention professionals need to know about cannabis. Dr. Hayden Center presents the following 3-part series: 1. The Effects of Cannabis. 2. Cannabis and the Adolescent Brain. 3. Cannabis Pharmacology. The ideal audience for this training is prevention organizations/coalitions and the prevention professionals serving at the local, state, regional and/or national levels that would like to learn and/or review updated and science-based information on cannabis to be better equipped to serve their communities.This can include coalition members, agencies, sector representatives and partners, volunteer staff, and other key partners, stakeholders, and collaborators. This training can also be appropriate for the broader public, with interest in the role cannabis policies is impacting, informing, influencing and shaping changes in their communities. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: December 21, 3021
Online Course
Coalitions are essential to substance misuse prevention efforts. It is important to understand and implement research-based best practices for coalition functioning, structure, membership, and leadership. Take this course to uncover a deeper understanding of how and why we use coalitions and to increase knowledge about research-based best practices for coalitions. The course consists of an interactive content module and a completion quiz. It is estimated that the course may take up to 2 hours to complete. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: April 2, 2024
Online Course
This 4 hour course is intended to provide Community Health workers with an understanding of substance use prevention and the role of Community Health Workers in substance use prevention. Training Objectives: 1. Understand the foundations of substance use prevention utilizing the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF). 2. Identify a minimum of 3 shared Risk and Protective factors for substance use and mental health prevention. 3. Identify a minimum of 2 strategies for substance use prevention that I can implement in my work as a community health worker. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: November 14, 2023
Online Course
This 4 hour self-paced course was created through the National PTTC Implementation Science (IS) Work Group which exists to promote the effective selection and implementation of evidence-based interventions for prevention professionals and stakeholders, in order to provide services with fidelity that are culturally intelligent and result in positive outcomes. Specific to this course is a step wise process for selecting prevention programming and interventions utilizing prevention science. The first module describes the application of prevention science. The second module discusses environmental strategies. The third module discusses behavioral strategies. The forth module covers conceptual and practical fit that aligns the intervention to the community/local issue. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: October 12, 2023
Online Course
Welcome to Prevention Science Foundation: Shared Risk and Protective Factors. This course is a 7 hour, self-paced course for working in the field of prevention and healthy youth development. Learners will watch videos, read information from the surgeon general, and reflect on their learning using journaling techniques. Participants will apply and test their knowledge through quizzes following each module. The goal of this course is to help participants understand prevention science. Join Kevin Haggerty, the Director of the Northwest Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC), and John Briney, Research Scientist and Data Manager, for a deeper dive into risk and protective factors for healthy youth development – what they are, why they’re important, and how to measure them at the community level. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: October 12, 2023
Online Course
Este curso es adecuado para todos aquellos que trabajen en el campo de la prevención del uso de sustancias tóxicas. Abarca la terminología clave, los seis principios del Código Ético de la Prevención y un proceso de toma de decisiones que se puede utilizar ante un dilema ético. Se otorga un Certificado de Finalización por 3.0 Horas. *Nota: esta NO es la versión moderada del curso y no se puede utilizar como horas de crédito para el requisito de educación/capacitación en ética preventiva del IC&RC para la acreditación de especialista en prevención.
Published: October 10, 2023
Online Course
Data collection is a critical and ongoing component of prevention, especially when following a data- informed evidence-based process like SAMHSA’ s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) . Data are relevant in some way to every step of the SPF. The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency created many challenges in implementing effective prevention, including data collection. While much of our work in prevention has returned to pre-pandemic approaches, there are some advantages to online data collection methods and it is worth considering when collecting data virtually might better meet data collection needs. This 1.5 hour self-paced online course will provide a general overview of evaluation and best pra ctices for collecting primary data virtually , focusing on both quantitative and qualitative data collection methods. The course will review online surveys, including surveys with youth and ethical considerations; focus groups and listening sessions; interv iews; and other methods. The course will use case study examples and provide additional resources. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: August 22, 2023
Online Course
As we plan and work toward improving the overall wellness of the communities we serve, it is important that we understand the social determinants of health (SDOH). The SDOH are the conditions in the environments where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks. Understanding SDOH and how prevention work intersects with them is essential to providing a comprehensive approach in your community. In this course you will have the opportunity to examine the SDOH and how prevention professionals can use this framework in developing innovative prevention strategies and build partnerships across multiple disciplines in your community. The course consists of an interactive content module and a completion quiz. It is estimated that the course may take up to 1 hour to complete. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: August 1, 2023
Online Course
Harm reduction is increasingly emphasized as an important approach when working across the continuum of care. While many in the prevention field remain focused on primary prevention, opportunities exist for preventionists to support and augment local harm reduction efforts. This online course focuses on steps prevention practitioners can take to support harm reduction efforts, including promoting community readiness, addressing stigma, and linking harm reduction to more traditional “upstream” prevention efforts. The course consists of an interactive content module and a completion quiz. It is estimated that the course may take up to 2 hours to complete. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: August 1, 2023
Online Course
Health equity matters in prevention and has always mattered. It is and should always be at the core of everything we do. This means understanding the role of structural and institutional inequality in creating disparities. With health equity in the front of mind we can ensure that we are providing the best prevention interventions possible to meet community needs. Take this course to uncover why health equity matters and how we can prioritize equity in action. The course consists of an interactive content module and a completion quiz. It is estimated that the course may take up to 2 hours to complete. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: August 1, 2023
Online Course
The success of prevention efforts in the community is dependent on a competent, well-trained, ethical and professional Prevention Specialist. Therefore, the purpose of this 3 hour training program is to enhance the quality of services provided as well as the knowledge and skills necessary to become a Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS). Certificate of Completion Available
Published: July 24, 2023
Online Course
This 2-hour eLearning training 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. It also provides expanded opportunities to apply a decision-making model to challenge ethical issues. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: May 31, 2023
Online Course
This 3 hour overview is required to receive full access to the updated 2023 SAPST curriculum. It covers the changes in each module and how to train new content. This training is intended for those who have previously completed a SAPST Training of Trainers. Upon attestation of trainer status and course completion, SAPST materials will be made available within this course. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: April 13, 2023
Online Course
This course is part one of a 3-part series found in category Special Topics in Prevention of Substance Misuse. Other courses are titled (part 2) Identifying & Selecting Evidence Based Practices for the Local Community: A Closer Look, and (part 3) Evidence Based Practices: Implementation with Fidelity and Sustainability. When it comes to Evidence Based Programs there are a lot of questions. What are EBP's? Why should we use them? When are they most effective? This introduction course to our series will answer these questions and more; plus we'll introduce how to find the best fit for a community's prevention efforts. In this 1 hour course we will cover: 1. What are Evidence-Based Programs (EBPs)? 2. Why are EBPs so desirable? 3. When are EBPs most effective? 4. What do we need to know before selecting EBPs? 5. How do you find EBPs? Certificate of Completion Available
Published: April 2, 2023
Online Course
This course is part two of a 3-part series found in category Special Topics in Prevention of Substance Misuse. Other courses are titled (part 1) Evidence-Based Programs (EBPs) Overview, and (part 3) Evidence Based Practices: Implementation with Fidelity and Sustainability. In our second segment on Evidence Based Practices we'll look at what must happen for intervention success and share how to select the best options, plus unpack the core elements of an intervention. In this 1 hour course we will cover: 1. What must happen for intervention success? 2. What happens after searching for EBPs? 3. What parts of an intervention are the most important to deliver with fidelity? Certificate of Completion Available
Published: April 2, 2023
Online Course
This course is part one of a 3-part series found in category Special Topics in Prevention of Substance Misuse. Other courses are titled (part 2) Identifying & Selecting Evidence Based Practices for the Local Community: A Closer Look, and (part 3) Evidence Based Practices: Implementation with Fidelity and Sustainability. When it comes to Evidence Based Programs there are a lot of questions. What are EBP's? Why should we use them? When are they most effective? This introduction course to our series will answer these questions and more; plus we'll introduce how to find the best fit for a community's prevention efforts. In this 1 hour course we will cover: 1. What are Evidence-Based Programs (EBPs)? 2. Why are EBPs so desirable? 3. When are EBPs most effective? 4. What do we need to know before selecting EBPs? 5. How do you find EBPs? Certificate of Completion Available
Published: April 2, 2023
Online Course
The Introduction to Prevention Core Competencies for Prevention Professionals was designed to introduce practitioners to the essential competencies, knowledge, and skill to work in substance use and misuse prevention. It is based on the Prevention Core Competencies published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The course provides a foundation for service delivery based on prevention science and the use of evidence-based practices. It strengthens the understanding of effective planning and implementation approaches and encourages the pursuit of more specialized training and professional development. 1. Describe the key elements of prevention planning and evaluation. 2. Understand the core prevention professional knowledge, skills, and competencies. 3. Acknowledge the importance of research-based theories and processes that help explain and build effective prevention interventions. 4. Describe how evidence-based (EB) prevention strategies can be delivered across settings including the family, school, media, community, or workplace. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: March 7, 2023
Online Course
The aspects of life that influence a person’s health, including their likelihood of engaging in risky behavior such as substance use, are numerous and varied. They range from very immediate, personal characteristics to overarching societal trends and conditions. The social determinants of health are these larger social or environmental aspects that influence us, such as the economic status of the neighborhoods in which we live, our access to quality health care services, and the amount of discrimination we face. This three-part, 3 hour, self-paced course will provide a comprehensive overview of the social determinants of health and examine the influence they have on substance use. It will also discuss the impacts a public health approach can have on them, review how to turn prevention knowledge into actionable processes, and provide recommendations on how to address them through the principles of prevention science and using environmental and other strategies. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: January 17, 2023
Online Course
What Does Not Work in Prevention is a course for prevention practitioners designed to help them identify interventions that have been shown through research to NOT be effective in preventing substance misuse, understand evidence-based approaches that can be used as effective alternatives to the ineffective/counterproductive strategies, and engage in strategies to address resistance to discontinuing ineffective and/or counterproductive prevention strategies. The course consists of an interactive content module and a completion quiz. It is estimated that the course may take up to 2 hours to complete. Certificate of Completion available
Published: October 28, 2022
Online Course
Logic Models: Mapping Your Prevention Efforts is a course for prevention practitioners to help them understand logic models, and provide guidance for building a logic model for their prevention program. The course consists of an interactive content module and a completion quiz. It is estimated that the course may take up to 2 hours to complete. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: October 28, 2022
Online Course
This 1.5 hour course is designed to educate employers and employees about mental health and substance use issues that may arise in the workplace and how to manage them. It is not designed for the mental health professional, and this series does not train the viewer to diagnose, only to recognize and respond. Behavioral health and substance use are common occurrences. Everyone in the workplace can make an impact by learning more about these conditions, working to reduce stigma, and learning how to talk to a coworker who might be struggling and help them to access supportive resources. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: September 20, 2022
Online Course
This foundational course serves as the required, introductory module for the in-person Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST). This self-paced course offers practitioners new to the field of prevention, or working in related fields, an introduction to the history of prevention, key concepts and definitions, specific drug effects, and an exciting glimpse into the effects of substance use and addiction on the brain. Participants will learn about: Basic terminology and facts; History of substance use and prevention in the United States; Addiction and the brain; and, Effects and health risks of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. 5.0 Hours Certificate of Completion Available. *Note: this course is a required pre-requisite course for the in-person Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) but can be taken as a stand-alone course.
Published: August 25, 2022
Online Course
As the landscape of medicinal and adult personal use of cannabis change across the country, prevention practitioners are left with mixed messages about how to address youth cannabis use. Research is catching up to this changing landscape, and new information about how perception of harm and related factors impact youth cannabis use are emerging. This two-module, 2.5 hour, webinar course will focus on the research behind those factors, as well as evidence-informed strategies for addressing them. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: August 2, 2022
Online Course
In this 1 hour webinar, participants will review major social and biological factors of adolescent development and implications for ways to approach substance use prevention/intervention. Objectives Include: 1. Describe prevalence rates for adolescent substance use in Region 8 including the most frequently used substances. 2. Explain social and biological (brain development) factors of adolescent development in relation to substance use. 3. Analyze the relation between developmental factors and prevention/intervention of substance use. Certificate of Completion Available
Published: July 15, 2022
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