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Adolescent Decision Making- Implications for Prevention Programs

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About the Course:

Explores current knowledge regarding adolescent decision making and influences upon it. Looks at ways that our knowledge of decision making can inform and improve the development of prevention programs.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Adolescent Decision Making- Implications for Prevention Programs created by National Research Council

Course Material Author

National Research Council

Content is derived from a workshop convened by the National Research Council, the Institute of Medicine and the Board on Children, Youth and Families.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about adolescent decision making. It is appropriate for participants with introductory to an advance level of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. understand the essential components of the decision-making framework.

  2. identify the ways in which adolescent decision making may differ from adult decision making.

  3. descibe how the social and emotional contexts of adolescents, including media influences, affect decision making.

  4. comprehend the extent to which programs designed to prevent young people from engaging in risky behavior incorporate aspects of decision making skills.

  5. describe the implications that current thinking on adolescent decision making may have on youth programs.

Article: Adolescent Decision Making- Implications for Prevention Programs

Article: Adolescent Decision Making- Implications for Prevention Programs

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Course Number 100630
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
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