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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.
After this training, you will be able to:
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