Preventing Youth Violence: Opportunities for Action (2 CE)
Course Level: Intermediate
Course By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW
Jennifer Kolb, LCSW; Social Work Consultant, reviewed and determined the course meets requirements for continuing education in the field of social work. This course is appropriate for masters and clinical level social workers. Jennifer graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She specializes in school-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents, as well as licensing exam coaching and preparation.
Content By: This is a publication of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; developed by Corinne David-Ferdon, PhD and Thomas R. Simon, PhD. Copy edited and layout by Alida and Knuth.
Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
This course provides strategies that strengthen individuals, families, and communities, plus action steps that can be taken to prevent youth violence.
- Evaluate the scope of the youth violence problem and the impact on communities
- Delineate the characteristics of effective prevention programs
- Evaluate the implementation of evidence-based youth violence prevention activities
Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete an online multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete an online course evaluation.