"Prevention is an ever-evolving field.  Keeping current with effective prevention strategies can be a challenge. Our Education Center is designed to open the door to learning for new and continuing prevention professionals who are working to bring evidence-based prevention to their community.  Welcome."                                                                                                                   

 

Zili Sloboda

President & CEO

       Use code SUMMER2020 for 30% discount in any course! 

APSI - EC     WELCOMES YOU

Bringing evidence-based knowledge and practice to prevention professionals around the world

APSI-EC AT A GLANCE

Over the past few years, Applied Prevention Science International has been the leader in the development and delivery of evidence-based prevention education around the world. Considering the busy schedules and specific needs of today's prevention professionals, APSI created its own Education Center to give on-line access to prime education to prevention professionals around the world. APSI-EC focuses in the delivery of specific courses to enhance the knowledge and capacity of prevention professionals on the development and implementation of evidence-based prevention policies and interventions to guarantee quality and effectiveness and reaching the best outcomes for the community.

 10 Prevention Questions

Prevention Science is an evolving field with many years of research, we want to invite you to access the video to the left where we provide an introduction to evidence-based prevention by answering THE 10  key prevention questions. 

1. What is psychoactive substance use? 

2. How can Prevention Science help to address Psychoactive Substance Use in the real world?

3. What are Evidence-based Prevention Interventions and Policies?

4. Why is it important to address the Developmental Nature of Psychoactive Substance Use?

5.Why do prevention staff need to know Critical Theories?

6.How does the Etiology Model explain why people get involved with substances?

7.What are the Environments for Prevention?

8.How does positive Socialization play a role in prevention?

9.What are the goals in Training Prevention Professionals?

10.How do Prevention Ethics get addressed?

COURSES

APSI-EC delivers a series of webinars and live on-line courses facilitated by prevention experts to address different topics of evidence-based prevention interventions development and implementation applied to different settings and processes: Schools, Families, Community, Workplace, Environmental, Media, Monitoring and Evaluation and Physiology and Pharmacology for Prevention Professionals. .

FOR PREVENTION PROFESSIONALS

Facilitated live web-based training for independent prevention professionals who wish to continue their professional development and education.

 

FOR ORGANIZATIONS

For public and private entities that want to train their staff in evidence-based prevention. Different packages and training methodologies are  customized to fit the  needs of your organization.

UPCOMING ON-LINE COURSES

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Evidence - Based Prevention Interventions and Policies: New Tools for Prevention Professionals 

September 24, 2020 

10 am - 1 pm (ET)

September 29, 2020

3 pm - 6 pm (ET)

This course features one of the major outcomes from more than 30 years of prevention science. The term “evidence-based” has long been applied in the medical field and now is a focus for substance use prevention.  In this course we will discuss the definition of ‘evidence-based,’ the criteria for determining whether a prevention approach is considered ‘evidence-based’, and how these new tools for the prevention toolbox have been shown to be the most effective for use in our communities.

 

This is a live, web-based moderated course where you will have the opportunity to acquire and exchange knowledge and engage in real time discussions with our prevention expert trainers and other participants. This si also and opportunity to expand your professional network at a local and international level.  The limited number of participants per course allows us to provide a more personalized experience and respond to all the questions you may have. Click here for more information on this course. 

 

 

 

Planning for the Implementation of Evidence-Based Prevention Interventions and Policies

October 6, 2020

10 am - 1 pm (ET)

October 8, 2020

3 pm - 6 pm (ET)

In this course we present a tested planning approach to implementing evidence-based substance use prevention interventions and policies.  Following this planning cycle helps to maintain the quality of implementation over time. It also helps to maintain stakeholder involvement and documentation of the process and its outcomes that can be used to convince policy makers, community residents, and funders of the benefits of an evidence-based approach to prevention.

This is a live, web-based moderated course where you will have the opportunity to acquire and exchange knowledge and engage in real time discussions with our prevention expert trainers and other participants. This si also and opportunity to expand your professional network at a local and international level.  The limited number of participants per course allows us to provide a more personalized experience and respond to all the questions you may have. Click here for more information on this course.

Ethics for Prevention Professionals 

October 13 , 2020

10 am - 1 pm (ET)

October 15, 2020

3 pm - 6 pm (ET)

The work of prevention involves decisions regarding the treatment of others in the most important settings of their lives—the family, the school, and the workplace.  But it also involves the community environment where policies and laws dictate acceptable behavior.  The prevention professional needs to be guided by ethics and values that can help in these challenging areas of life. 

 

This is a live, web-based moderated course where you will have the opportunity to acquire and exchange knowledge and engage in real time discussions with our prevention expert trainers and other participants. This si also and opportunity to expand your professional network at a local and international level.  The limited number of participants per course allows us to provide a more personalized experience and respond to all the questions you may have. Click here for more information on this course.

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