The purpose of this CE course is to provide education and awareness for administrators, counselors, social workers, and human services providers how to prevent substance use in young adults. The course covers research on the prevalence of substance use in young adults and best practices for prevention and treatment. This education covers Counseling Services skill of the Eight Counselor Skill Groups ascribed by NAADAC and NCC AP
- Cover the prevalence of substance use in young adults.
- Understand research findings on prevention methods.
- Gain an understanding on best practices for prevention.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Substance Misuse Prevention for Young Adults. Publication No. PEP19-PL-Guide-1 Rockville, MD: National Mental Health and Substance Use Policy Laboratory. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2019.
Exam written by: Tamika Lett, PhD Human Services, NCAC II, CSAC, CCTP, QMHP A/C