An Enhanced Prevention Learning Series
This two-week, four-session series offers an interactive experience that explores the six principles of the Prevention Code of Ethics using realistic examples designed to strengthen participants’ abilities to manage challenging situations in their work. The learning series is structured to provide online consultation, skill-based learning and practice, group and individual activities, reading assignments, and discussion on topics essential to the application of an ethical decision-making process.
By the end of this learning series, participants will have:
- Defined ethics and related terms
- Described the six principles in the Prevention Code of Ethics
- Practiced using an ethical decision-making process to apply the Prevention Code of Ethics
Prevention practitioners, coalition coordinators, and allied partners working to prevent substance misuse in communities and tribes located in Northwest Prevention Technology Transfer Center HHS Region 10: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Prevention professionals interested in this course but who work outside of Region 10 are encouraged to contact their region’s PTTC to learn what opportunities for similar courses are available to them.
Session Dates and Time
June 6, 8, 13, and 15, 2022
10:00 am – 11:30 am Alaska
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific
12:00 pm – 01:30 pm Mountain
(View in your time zone here)
Christina López-Gutiérrez has extensive experience in evidence-based substance misuse prevention practices at the local, state, and bi-national levels. Her career began in the late 1990s, implementing “model” curricula in communities and evolved to providing Training and Technical Assistance to community-based coalitions, single state agencies, Promotores and Community Health Workers. Ms. López-Gutiérrez has been part of various training teams to include the U.S.-Mexico Border states and sister cities in Mexico with the delivery of the Strategic Prevention Framework in Spanish. More recently, Ms. López-Gutiérrez has participated in a state-wide evaluation team to support grantees aiming to decrease Prescription Misuse and Underage drinking. Psychology and Social Change from Penn State University, concentrating on both community member, and youth-led local data utilization.
Participant Commitments and Expectations
- View a 20-minute video tutorial on Zoom if unfamiliar with the technology prior to the first session on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.
- Attend each of the seven (1.5-hour) sessions in series
- Complete up to an hour of independent learning activities between each session.
- Use a web-camera and have appropriate technology to join the online videoconferencing platform (i.e., internet connection, built-in or USB webcam, laptop/tablet, built-in/USB/Bluetooth speakers & microphone).
- Actively engage and be on camera 90% of the time during each session since this is not a webinar series, and active participation is essential to gain/improve skills.
Participants who complete all four sessions will receive a certificate of attendance for nine (9) hours. No partial credit is given for this course. Participants will need to confirm with their certification board to determine if these certification hours are accepted towards their specific certification requirements.
This EPLS is relevant to those seeking certification or recertification as a Prevention Specialist and meets the basic requirements for prevention ethics for this type of certification. This training will not meet the requirements for anyone seeking treatment or recovery support-related certification or licensure.
Due to limited enrollment, if you cannot commit to the full participant requirements, please defer this registration opportunity to others
Space is limited. Enroll now!
Cost is Free!
Contact Karen Totten ([email protected]) for any questions or difficulty in registering