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This course is part of the series Illinois Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention (IISAP)

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Course: IISAP I: Welcome to Prevention
Credits: 3.00
Intended Audience: Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Substance Abuse Prevention Program (SAPP) Providers

Course Description
IISAP I: Welcome to Prevention is a self-paced, online course which introduces participants to the prevention field. It provides an overview of the need for prevention services, prevention history, the evolution of prevention science and evidence-based prevention. Completion time for this course is approximately 2 hours.

Closed captioning of the videos in this course are available upon request. 

Course Objectives
By the end of IISAP I, participants will be able to:

  • define prevention,
  • explain the Continuum of Care,
  • describe substance use rates and trends among Illinois youth, 
  • identify the effects and consequences of youth substance use,
  • explain the stages of addiction,
  • explain the history of prevention, including the primary strategies applied by decade, and 
  • describe evidence-based prevention.

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