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May Prevention Core Competencies Training Series

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May Prevention Core Competencies Training Series

9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Event Summary

May 10, 2024
9:00 am - 12:15 pm


Title: Prevention Core Competencies Training

Dates: May 7th, 8th, and 10th, 2024

*Note: You must be able to attend all three days of this training!

Presenters: Christi Valentini-Lackner, Ryley Jones, Claire Spada, and Leslie Hoylman


The Prevention Core Competencies is a training series created by PTTC that gives a great explanation on why Prevention is important and how prevention is really a science. Over the course of the three days participants will go over topics such as epidemiology, pharmacology, the effects of drugs on the brain, and lots of different prevention theories and models. This course was designed for prevention professionals that are newer to the field but have some experience under their belt (6 months-a year). 

CEUS: Prevention, CHES

Total Hours: 14.5

Domains covered: 

8 of these hours are AOD specific

P1: 3 hours

P2: 3 hours

P4: 2.5 hours

P5: 3 hours

P6: 3 hours

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the key elements of prevention planning and evaluation
  2.  Understand the core prevention professional knowledge, skills and Competencies.
  3. Acknowledge the importance of research-based theories and processes that help explain and build effective prevention interventions.
  4. Describe how evidence-based (EB) prevention strategies can be delivered across settings including the family, school, media, community or workplace.



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