The following videos were played during the webinar and not viewable on the recording above, please view by clicking the links below:
Reefer Madness ending clip:
1990s "This is Your Brain on Drugs"
2016 "This is Your Brain on Drugs"
Join the NCTTA Center as we discuss Scare Tactics and if they have a role in prevention practices in this one hour webinar.
- Explain the history of the use of scare tactics in prevention with examples.
- Identify research studies that have refuted the use of scare tactics in promoting lasting change.
- Provide examples of various ads/campaigns, and have the audience determine whether a scare tactic/moral appeal is being used.
- Provide alternatives to the use of scare tactics in substance use prevention work.
This training was designed for substance use prevention and addiction professionals, public health and other professionals interested in learning about the history of scare tactics in prevention work.
The event was intended to serve the needs of novice to advance skilled community members.
About the North Carolina Training and Technical Assistance Center (NCTTA):
The NCTTA provides training and technical assistance to North Carolina Substance Abuse Prevention Providers and interested communities. Services include:
- Developing tools and strategies to improve the quality of substance abuse prevention activities
- Providing technical assistance and learning resources
- Improving the understanding of prevention science
- Encouraging the use of epidemiological data to guide prevention planning
- Assisting in the selection and implementation of evidence-based and promising prevention practices
The North Carolina Training and Technical Assistance Center provides training and technical assistance as a no-cost service with support from the NC DHHS Division of MH/DD/SAS. To learn more about the NCTTA visit ncpreventiontta.org
One (1) hour of the North Carolina Addictions Specialist Professional Practice Board Credit will be awarded to attendees.
Funding in whole or in part for this event was provided by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services with funding from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.