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Springfield, Massachusetts


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SUDC 304

Substance Use Disorder: Education and Prevention

This course will focus on evidence-based practices in prevention education for substance use. The goals are to build knowledge and skills of prevention practices K 12 and young adults ages 18 to 25. Special emphasis will be placed on theoretical models, social norming research and the intersection of social group identity development as it relates to prevention and education programs. Prevention training models and research through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration, The Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention and the National Health Education Standards will be utilized to study the process of assessing, planning and implementing evidence-based prevention strategies

Units: 3.0