Keeping up with Changes: The Evolving Role of the Prevention Specialist
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) recently introduced the new 2013 Prevention Specialist Job Task Analysis (JTA), including the six domains, tasks associated with those domains, and references utilized to create a new exam. A new set of minimum standards was adopted, based on a survey of over 600 prevention specialists. This workshop will discuss the new JTA and will provide an overview of the inclusion of Behavioral Health Promotion in the scope of services provided by substance abuse prevention specialists. Learning objectives include: 1) becoming familiar with the new Prevention Specialist Job Task Analysis, minimum standards and exam, 2) discussing the core competencies required of Certified Prevention Specialists, and 3) understanding how Behavioral Health Promotion is now included in the scope of services provided by substance abuse prevention specialists.
40 available of 50 total