APSY-GE 2087: School-Based Prevention Programming

This course familiarizes students in counseling and related fields with principles and strategies related to designing, implementing, and evaluating school-based preventive interventions (prevention programs). Primary focus on the science behind how prevention efforts can positively impact individuals, families, and social systems to decrease the likelihood of developing psychological, educational, substance use, and other health problems. Also addresses ethical, professional, multicultural, and social justice issues related to prevention programming.

Credits: 3