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Online Course

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Who should take the course?

This course is designed for youth-serving individuals and organizations, including behavioral health providers, primary care providers, social workers, etc.

How long does the course take to complete?

The course takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.

What information is covered in the course?

The course offers an in-depth look at how to have meaningful conversations with youth about substance use prevention. Key takeaways include:

  • How to identify protective and risk factors for substance use among youth and the potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on youth wellbeing.
  • How to select substance use prevention messages that will resonate with youth.
  • How to build trust and rapport to better communicate with youth.

Is a certificate of completion awarded for taking the course?

Those that complete the course are eligible to receive a certificate of completion. Please email GettingCandid@TheNationalCouncil.org to receive a certificate of completion.

This project is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $2,000,000 with 100% funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by, CDC/HHS or the U.S. Government.