Register: Prevention SustainAbilities Self-paced Online Courses

Self-Paced Online Courses

 

When

Prevention SustainAbilities:  Understanding the Basics

Dates: Monday, June 19 – Friday, June 23, 2017

Prevention SustainAbilities: Planning for Success

Dates:  Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 14, 2017

 

Audience

Strategic Prevention Framework sub-recipients, prevention providers, and prevention coalition partners in the Southeast Resource Area

 

Descriptions

Prevention SustainAbilities:  Understanding the Basics

Sustainability is a concept that many of us talk about, but few of us know how to achieve. Prevention SustainAbilities: Understanding the Basics offers practitioners a clear introduction to what sustainability means and looks like in the context of substance abuse prevention. Using a case-based approach, participants will explore a range of useful sustainability approaches; identify key ingredients for sustainability success; and begin to identify the elements of a useful sustainability plan.

Prevention SustainAbilities: Planning for Success

Prevention SustainAbilities: Planning for Success builds on the “basics” course by presenting the key steps involved in creating a sustainability plan. Itwalks participants through a step-by-step process for developing a written plan to sustain successful prevention practices at the local level. Using a case-based approach, participants will explore how to set sound sustainability goals, select feasible strategies for achieving those goals, and develop a plan for communicating with potential supporters to move those strategies forward. Participants will also explore some considerations for implementing and updating the written sustainability plan over time.

 

How Long Does each Course Take to Complete?

Prevention SustainAbilities:  Understanding the Basics takes approximately 2 hours to complete, though timing will vary depending on participants’ familiarity with the content, learning style, and competing demands on your time.

Prevention SustainAbilities: Planning for Success takes approximately 3 hours to complete, though timing will vary depending on participants’ familiarity with the content, learning style, and competing demands on your time.

 

Accreditation

These courses have been endorsed by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC). Individuals who receive a passing grade on the course self-assessment (80% correct) will receive a certificate for two hours of participation for two hours for Prevention SustainAbilities:  Understanding the Basics and three hours for Prevention SustainAbilities: Planning for Success.  

 

Questions?

Please contact Akwasi Asante-Bio for technical issues (AAsante-Bio@edc.org) and Clara McCurdy-Kirlis (CMcCurdy-Kirlis@edc.org) with other questions.

 

Registration

Please register here for the Prevention SustainAbilities:  Understanding the Basics online course by June 14 2017.

Please register here for Prevention SustainAbilities: Planning for Success by July 5, 2017.

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