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Working with the Classroom and the School Environment to Prevent Youth Violence and Substance Abuse

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About the Course:

This course is the second in a series of three brief courses that study key prevention strategies targeting youth violence and substance abuse. This installment focuses on the school and classrooms, identifying strategies for working with troubled youth in these environments. Strategies addressed include school-community program collaboration, prevention policy enforcement, developing behavioral expectations, and classroom restructuring.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Working with the Classroom and the School Environment to Prevent Youth Violence and Substance Abuse created by National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention in 2004.

Publication Date:

2004

Course Material Author

National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

This publication is based on material from Applying Effective Strategies for School Violence and Substance Abuse Prevention by Kim Dash, Cheryl Vince Whitman, Wayne Harding, Chelsey Goddard, and Melanie Adler and published by Health and Human Development Programs, Education Development Center, Inc.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about youth violence and drug abuse prevention strategies. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify strategies schools can develop and implement to assist troubled youth.

  2. Differentiate between strategies presented and choose those most effective for the population with which one works.

  3. Design intervention programs for schools and classrooms based on strategies presented.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

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Working with the Classroom and the School Environment to Prevent Youth Violence and Substance Abuse

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Course Retired
Course Number 100331
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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209 members have taken this course