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CAS 255 - Substance Abuse Prevention

(3 units)
A basic overview of substance abuse prevention with emphasis on scientifically defensible substance abuse prevention research and practices.

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to describe the context and importance of evidence based substance abuse prevention research and practices.
2. Students will be able to summarize the three basic models of prevention and the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF).
3. Students will be able to explain the risk and protective factor framework and how to utilize this framework in prevention program development.
4. Students will be able to demonstrate how and where to identify local and nationally-cited prevention programs and resources useful to prevention program planning.
5. Students will be able to discuss the importance of human development theory, culture, ethics, and media and how they are used in prevention planning and implementation.
6. Students will be able to identify prevention needs of diverse populations in order to more effectively develop culturally appropriate programming.


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