Alcohol, illicit drug, and tobacco use is more common among young adults than in any other age group. This CE course aims to increase awareness of the wide range of issues faced by young adults enrolled in colleges due to underage and excessive alcohol use, use of tobacco products, illicit drug use (including the increasing prevalence of the use of prescription and over-the-counter medications for nonmedical purposes), and mental health issues.
The consequences of child abuse and neglect ripple across the lifespan, negatively impacting a child’s chances to succeed in school, work, and relationships. This CE course aims to support community-based child abuse prevention professionals who work to prevent child maltreatment and promote well-being. Sample scenarios are used to illustrate how multiple protective factors supports and strengthen families who are experiencing stress.