Ethics in Prevention Foundations: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners - February 26th - March 8th, 2024


2/26/2024 – 3/8/2024

February 26th - March 8th 2024



Primary Competency

Public Health Sciences Skills

This moderated course is designed to span two weeks, and will take approximately six hours to complete, though timing will vary depending on participants’ familiarity with the content, learning style, and competing demands on their time. There are also five learning forum assignments designed to promote a deeper understanding of course content through personal reflection and group discussion. On passing the assessment at the end of this course, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion for six hours of participation. After registering, you will be sent login information to the online learning platform. The course itself will open on February 26th and close on March 8th. Credit cannot be given for completing this course outside of this two week window. 


Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

This course is appropriate for anyone working in the field of substance abuse prevention. It covers key terminology, the six principles in the Prevention Code of Ethics, and a decision-making process to use when faced with an ethical dilemma.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define ethics and related terms
  • Apply the six principles of the Prevention Code of Ethics to their work in prevention
  • Use a decision-making process to resolve ethical dilemmas
Length of Learning Opportunity
2 Weeks - 6 Hours total

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