Steps to Becoming a Certified Prevention Specialist
Date/Time: Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM HST
Certificate: 2 hours of continuing education hours for Certified Prevention Specialist (pending ADAD approval).
Registration for this event has closed.
Developing a competent workforce in many career fields includes certification processes that set standards of practice. This same principle applies to the substance misuse prevention workforce. This webinar will explain the value of the Certified Prevention Specialist and provide participants with a step-by-step process for obtaining the certification in the State of Hawai‘i.
1. Explain how local conditions have changed with COVID-19.
2. Discuss how prevention providers are responding with key messages relevant to communities, families, and schools.
3. Share what other coalitions and prevention programs are implementing in response to COVID-19.
Join us for a talk by Dr. Luskin that focuses on optimism. True and lasting optimism is a hard earned approach that leads to a resilient life. It depends on our ability to be grateful for what we have, understand that our difficulties are part of the human experience, and forgive ourselves and others for disappointing and hurting us.
This free, three-day virtual training will cover the topic of ethics in the substance abuse prevention field. The training will cover key terminology, the six principles in the Prevention Code of Ethics, and a decision-making process to use when faced with an ethical dilemma.
The outbreak of COVID-19 is stressful - it can be difficult to cope with fear and anxiety, changing daily routines and a general sense of uncertainty. Our communities are struggling with economic, financial, and mental stressors. During these uncertain times, drinking and drug use tend to rise and those who abuse alcohol and/or other drugs, are particularly vulnerable to high risk events. The purpose of this training is to bring additional awareness and resources to assist when our communities are stressed, I will also include some helpful tools or resources that offer substance abuse and suicide prevention assistance for our community.