Underage Drinking Prevention and Reduction (5 CE)

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Underage Drinking Prevention and Reduction (5 CE)

This course is for: Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors and Graduate Students

Course By: Helen Hinton, LPCC

Content By: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD). (2018). State Performance and Best Practices for the Prevention and Reduction of Underage Drinking.

Course Description: Adolescents who engage in underage drinking, particularly binge-drinking, evidence a greater tendency to drink and drive, partake in risky sexual behavior, and engage in self-injurious behavior in comparison to their alcohol-abstinent peers. Members of Congress enacted the Sober Truth on Preventing (STOP) Underage Drinking Act to mitigate the negative consequences associated with underage drinking. The STOP Act provides direction to members of The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD), in conjunction with Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) employees, pertaining to state-specific measurement guideline development intended to decrease the rate of underage drinking. This course serves to examine related regulatory guidelines concerning minors’ use and availability of alcohol. Special emphasis is placed on prevention efforts designed to target underage binge-drinking.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the comprehensive approach to prevention as outlined in the Institute of Medicine (IOM)’s Continuum of Care model
  2. Understand the concept and components of prevention implementation
  3. Identify laws that address underage alcohol purchases, possession and use
  4. Understand best-practice guidelines and evidence-based practices pertaining to drinking and driving, alcohol possession, and related purchases
  5. Understand the way that compliance checks impact alcohol availability for underage individuals
  6. Describe the interaction and intersection between law enforcement and alcohol-related policy implementation, programs and laws
  7. Understand the implementation of related policies, programs, and laws
  8. Summarize data respective of states’ performance measures in identified areas from 2006-2017

Course Outline:  

  • Read and understand State Performance and Best Practices for the Prevention and Reduction of Underage Drinking.
  • Review the Course Description and Learning Objectives
  • Consider the laws and policies that are considered best practice approaches for underage alcohol consumption, prevention, and reduction
  • Work through the post-test questions; bear in mind that answer selections should be derived from the respective article/source
  • Return to the referenced article/source for any missed questions and/or to review best practice approaches, policies, and performance measures

Approvals:

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences provider #1085, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 06/19/2018 – 06/19/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - #50-11015

Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

NYSED:

Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0112.

Counselors: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Counselors as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed counselors #MHC-0165.

Marriage Family Therapists: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage Family Therapists as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed Marriage Family Therapists #MFT-0077.

The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 20-1420.

Continuing Education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not always well defined and may even supersede the rules of a national accreditation organization. We recommend you contact the applicable state licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest regulations and specific requirements of your state when considering our programs for Continuing Education credit.

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