Mon, Nov 29 | Zoom Meetings

APSI - Foundations for Prevention Science and Practice Courses - Missouri

The APSI Foundation courses provide a training opportunity for prevention coordinators, program managers/supervisors, frontline implementers and students/trainees that are involved in planning for and implementing community prevention interventions and/or policies.
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Time & Location

Nov 29, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CST
Zoom Meetings

About the Event

Course 1: Building the Evidence-based Framework for Prevention Practice

This course provides an overview of the science that underlies evidence-based prevention interventions and strategies, and the application of these effective approaches in prevention practice (30 hours).

Course Learning Objectives

· Describe the application of prevention science to prevention practice and to evidence-based prevention interventions

· Summarize and apply rules of ethics to professional behavior in prevention programming.

· Review the professional knowledge, competencies and skills needed to select and implement evidence-based prevention interventions and policies

· Discuss the Implementation Cycle and identify the implementation steps in each phase

Course Structure

Module 1 - Part 1 - Global Impact of Substance Use     Part 2 - Physiology and Pharmacology for Prevention Professionals

Module 2 - Prevention Science and Its Application to Evidence-Based Prevention Interventions

Module 3 - Critical Theories for Evidence-Based Prevention Interventions and Policies

Module 4 – Exploring Evidence-Based Prevention Interventions and Policies

Module 5 - Trained Prevention Professionals: Competencies and Skills 

Module 6 - Ethics for Prevention Professionals

Module 7 - Application to Your Prevention Work

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