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Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Misuse Prevention Practitioners
January 9th-20th 2023
6 hours to complete

Explore the six principles of the Prevention Code of Ethics, brought to life with real-world examples, and meet your annual IC&RC prevention ethics requirement for prevention specialist certification.

About the Course

Description

As substance misuse prevention professionals, we regularly face situations that require us to make ethical decisions. Often it is clear how to act ethically; sometimes it is not.

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Delivery

This moderated online course explores the six principles of the Prevention Code of Ethics, brought to life with realistic examples designed to enhance participant understanding. The course also introduces a decision-making process to help practitioners apply this code to a variety of ethical dilemmas, and an online discussion area to facilitate discussion with other course participants.

The course is estimated to take six hours over two weeks, with assignments due to be posted at regular intervals. Participants may access the course and post assignments at any time within in the scheduled period.

This course has been endorsed by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) and meets the IC&RC’s prevention ethics requirement for prevention specialist credentialing.