Module 4: Risk and Protective Factors for Substance Misuse

Pre-Session Learning Activity: 30 minutes

In-Class Learning Activity: 50 minutes



To create a dynamic and engaging learning experience where students can explore, discuss, and apply their understanding of the factors influencing substance use and misuse through individual and interactive activities.


Learning Objectives

  1. Define Modifiable and Nonmodifiable risk and protective factors.
  2. Identify the four levels in the CDC’s Social-Ecological Framework for Prevention.
  3. List at least four research-based risk and protective factors for substance misuse across the lifespan



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