Course description

Explore programs that are designed to prevent or reduce the risk of developing substance abuse problems. You will examine models and critical success factors of prevention programming, health promotion and harm reduction.

Learner outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explore the history of prevention and lessons learned
  • Define prevention and examine indicated, targeted and universal efforts
  • Identify environments where prevention occurs
  • Identify risk and protective factors
  • Explore resiliency and how it effects prevention 

Applies towards:

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Section title
Addiction Prevention
ON - Online
Nov 04, 2024 to Dec 01, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery options
Course Fee(s)
TXAS non-credit $419.00
Section Notes

•   Before your course begins, ensure your MyMRU account is activated. Step-by-step instructions for account activation can be found here. Once you have activated your account and have your MyMRU login information, you can log into your MRU Google account using your @mtroyal.ca email address and set up Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Help with your Google account can be found here, and help setting up MFA can be found here.

•   Course content will be available on the D2L Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) 3 days prior to the start date of your course. You must be logged in to your MRU Gmail account to access D2L Brightspace. Your instructor will be available on the course start date.

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•  For questions about this course or other information, contact cehealth@mtroyal.ca or 403.440.6867 / 1.888.392.3655 toll-free.

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