Prevention 101



Primary Competency

Public Health Sciences Skills


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Substance abuse prevention is founded on proven theories and frameworks to inform its strategies. This training will provided you with the foundational theories and frameworks that inform prevention strategies that you will use in your programs and communities. It will focus on primary and upstream prevention - the work that takes place at the “top of the cliff” that keeps individuals in our community healthy. 

Learning Objectives

After this training, you will be able to:

  • Define prevention

  • Define behavioral health

  • Explain the continuum of care

  • Describe the risk and protective factor theory

  • List substance misuse prevention strategies 

  • List the National Institute on Drug Abuse (or NIDA) Principles

  • Describe the Strategic Prevention Framework

Length of Learning Opportunity
1.5 hours
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