Date: February 4th, 2022
Time: 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Description: This workshop is designed specifically for the behavioral health promotion and substance abuse prevention professional. It is intended to improve the understanding of and ability to apply a set of accepted standards/principles that guide the behaviors and actions of both individuals and organizations working in the prevention profession. The principles in the Prevention Think Tank Code of Ethical Conduct articulate the prevention professional’s recognition of responsibilities to the public, to service recipients, and to colleagues. This workshop will introduce a decision-making model which will assist the prevention professional in making difficult ethical decisions.
At the conclusion of Ethics for the Behavioral Health Promotion Professional, participants will be able to
1) Identify standards of conduct for mental health and prevention professionals,
2) Utilize a method of decision-making for difficult ethical decisions in prevention, and
3) Set professional goals with the prevention ethical standards in mind.
Presenter: Julie Stevens
Julie Stevens is an Advanced Certified Prevention Specialist and was a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor for 20 years. She has served as Director of Prevention for the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, and Training Specialist for the University of Oklahoma’s Southwest Prevention Center, and most recently as Executive Director of LifeSteps Council on Alcohol and Drugs. She is currently Member At Large of the Board of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium and Advisor to the Prevention Committee. Ms. Stevens serves on the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals and is chair of the Prevention Subcommittee. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Baylor University and a Masters of Prevention Science from the University of Oklahoma.
In addition, Ms. Stevens is an adjunct professor for the University Of Oklahoma College Of Liberal Studies. She teaches core courses for Masters of Prevention Science Degree, including Foundations of Prevention and Prevention across the Lifespan.
Audience: The training was designed for all audiences.
Skill Level: The training was designed for any skill level.
An application for continuing education credit has been submitted to the NCSAPPB.
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