Prevention is Powerful: Heroin and the Teen Brain

Originally presented on Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Presented by: Kris Adzia, MS, Director of Education & Rosanne Tenuta, Health Educator, Heroin Prevention Program Facilitator, Robert Crown Center for Health Education

Prevention is Powerful: Heroin and the Teen Brain explores the Heroin Prevention Program developed by the Robert Crown Center for Health Education (RCC). In this overview, educators receive a statistical and cultural overview of heroin abuse, and its personal and social costs. The webinar summarizes the program’s development, from its inception through content research, development, pilot, and evaluation. It outlines goals and components of the program, as well as methods of implementation locally and across the country.

 At the end of the webinar, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the current trends in prescription pain pill and heroin use across the country
  • Explain the components of Robert Crown’s Primary Prevention Approach to Opioid Abuse
  • Describe goals and components of the Heroin Prevention Program
  • Recognize criteria for successful implementation

Continuing Education Credit* (for participants on the live webinar)

1.0 Category I CECH
1.0 CNE Contact Hour
1.0 Certificate of Attendance

To view this webinar, click here.