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Prevention Ethics

Prevention Ethics

This 2-week series offers a unique 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 also provide online consultation, skill-based learning and practice, group and individual activities, reading assignments, and discussion on topics essential to application of an ethical decision-making process.

Washington State

Dates: December 1, 3, 8, 10,

Times: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Pacific

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Trainer:

Christina Lopez-Guitterez 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/Technical Assistance to community-based coalitions, single state agencies, Promotores and Community Health Workers. Ms. Gutierrez 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. Gutierrez has participated in a state-wide evaluation team to support grantees aiming to decrease Prescription Misuse and Underage drinking.

Objectives:

  • Define ethics and related terms
  • Describe the six principles in the Prevention Code of Ethics
  • Use an ethical decision-making process to apply the Prevention Code of Ethics

Audience:

  • Substance misuse prevention practitioners located in the State of Washington located in HHS Region 10.
  • Prevention practitioners who would like to become a Certified Prevention Specialist or need continuing education hours to meet re-certification requirements.
  • Please note: This training is reserved for prevention professionals working in the State of Washington located in HHS Region 10.

Participant Commitment and Expectations:

  • View a 20-minute video prior to the first session on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, on how to use and maximize the video conferencing platform
  • Participate in 4 sessions of training, for 1.5 hours on scheduled series days/times.
  • Complete independent learning activities between each session.
  • Use a web-camera and have the appropriate technology to join the online video conferencing 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.

Please Note:

This EPLS is not a webinar series. Active participation is essential to gain and improve skills. Registrants enrolled in this series are required to attend the Technology Orientation Session on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at 12:00 PM Pacific. If you cannot attend this session, you will forfeit your attendance.

If you have questions regarding technology requirements or registration details contact Clarissa Lam Yuen (clamyuen@casat.org).

Continuing Education Hours:

Up to 9 hours of continuing education hours can be earned in this series. Participants will need to confirm with their certification board to determine if these certification hours are accepted towards their specific certification requirements.

The Northwest PTTC is a collaboration led by the Social Development Research Group at the University of Washington in partnership with Washington State University, and CASAT at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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