Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC)

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Online Trainings
IC&RC CPS Exam Preparation
Online Training (1 hour)
CEU: 1

The IC&RC Certified Prevention Specalist Exam Preparation Module is a self-paced course designed to review key prevention concepts and help prepare individuals to take the Prevention Specialist exam offered by the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC). This course was developed by the Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC), with funding support from the Division of Mental Health and Addiction. While there is no prerequisite for this module, it is intended for prevention professionals who have completed the Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) since 2012, and who have worked in the substance use prevention field for at least one year. Participants will complete the following objectives at the conclusion of this course:

  • Learn the six domains of the IC&RC Prevention Specialist Credential and reviewed core information related to each domain
  • Completed a self-assessment of your strengths and weaknesses for each of the essential tasks within the domains
  • Completed sample test questions to prepare you for the IC&RC Examination
  • Received additional resources related to each domain

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2. Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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Prevention 101
Online Training (1 hour)
CEU: 1

Prevention 101 is a self-paced, engaging, and dynamic course designed as a fundamental introduction for new prevention professionals. It is also highly valuable as a refresher course for active prevention specialists. Other professions, including mental health, criminal justice, health care, education, law, substance treatment, social work, youth development, behavioral health, public health, faith, and recovery can take advantage of Prevention 101 for cross training and current prevention information, science, practice, and strategies.
This course was developed by the Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC), with funding support from the Division of Mental Health and Addiction. In 2012, the IPRC developed online learning to meet the needs of the workforce, reduce travel, allow for flexibility, and provide best practices for adult learning. Several courses are posted on the training portal and more will be developed in the future.
There is no prerequisite for Prevention 101. Information, animations, learning checks, resources, and links are provided to enhance learning. After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define prevention and its stages
  • Appraise the consequences of drug use to the young brain
  • Utilize definitions and acronyms common to the field
  • Understand the role of National and State organizations
  • Consider the impact of the history of prevention efforts
  • Define risk, protective, and contributing factors
  • Describe the impact of fear tactics
  • Recommend prevention strategies
  • Recognize the prevention needs of distinct populations
  • List characteristics of successful prevention
  • Apply basic prevention skills to case studies and their profession

Courses offered by the IPRC are approved by the following Boards, under Indiana Code 25-1-4-0.2. Under this code, several professions (Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Addiction Counselors; Chiropractors; Dentists and Dental Hygienists; Dietitians; Health Facility Administrators; Massage Therapy; Medical; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant and Psychology) are included. For a complete list of professions, check here.

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Messaging for Prevention: Social Norms Marketing in the Digital Age (Part 3)
Webinar Part 3: January 27, 2016 (1.5 hours)
CEU: 1.5

A three-part training designed to increase knowledge and skills for using social media marketing and social norms marketing to communicate more authentically in community prevention campaigns.

Part one: January 13, 2016
Part two: January 20, 2016
Part three: January 27, 2016

All webinars are scheduled 10:00am-11:30am EST.
Instructions for the webinar will be emailed after registration.

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Messaging for Prevention: Social Norms Marketing in the Digital Age (Part 2)
Webinar Part 2: January 20, 2016 (1.5 hours)
CEU: 1.5

A three-part training designed to increase knowledge and skills for using social media marketing and social norms marketing to communicate more authentically in community prevention campaigns.

Part one: January 13, 2016
Part two: January 20, 2016
Part three: January 27, 2016

All webinars are scheduled 10:00am-11:30am EST.
Instructions for the webinar will be emailed after registration.

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Messaging for Prevention: Social Norms Marketing in the Digital Age (Part 1)
Webinar Part 1: January 13, 2016 (1.5 hours)
CEU: 1.5

A three-part training designed to increase knowledge and skills for using social media marketing and social norms marketing to communicate more authentically in community prevention campaigns.

Part one: January 13, 2016
Part two: January 20, 2016
Part three: January 27, 2016

All webinars are scheduled 10:00am-11:30am EST.
Instructions for the webinar will be emailed after registration.

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Introduction to SBIRT in PRIMARY CARE
Online Training (1 hour)
CEU: 1

Welcome to the Introduction to SBIRT in Primary Care module. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.

The purpose of this hour-long module is to provide a foundational introduction to Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). By the end of the module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Describe the relationship between levels of alcohol and drug use and SBIRT
  • Identify the outcomes and efficacy of SBIRT
  • Define SBIRT and its role in healthcare
  • Examine screening tools used in the application of SBIRT
  • Recognize and explore best practices in the implementation of a brief intervention
  • Explore SBIRT training and implementation standards
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Tobacco Dependence and Treatment for Smokers with Co-occurring Mental Illness
Online Training (1 hour)
CEU: 1

Welcome to Tobacco Dependence & Treatment for Smokers with Co-occurring Mental Illness.

Compared to those in the general population, individuals living with a mental illness and/or a substance use disorder smoke more, die younger, and suffer disproportionately from cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke, and cancer, all diseases and conditions directly associated with, and exacerbated by, smoking.

This training was developed to equip health professional students and practicing clinicians, across all disciplines, with evidence-based knowledge and skills to assist patients with co-occurring mental illness and/or substance use disorders to quit smoking. After completing this online training, each participant will be able to: (1) identify factors associated with tobacco use and dependence among persons with co-occurring mental illness; (2) recognize the importance of engaging in cessation interventions with this population of smokers; and (3) assist their patients in quitting smoking within their scope of professional practice.

Nurses, social workers, pharmacists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals all have a significant role in tobacco dependence treatment. We encourage you to learn more about how to help persons with a mental illness and/or substance use disorder to achieve a tobacco free life. Please review the instructions for using this course before beginning.

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Optimize! Strategies for Developing Competitive and Compelling Grant Proposals
Online Training (1 hour)
CEU: N/A

This is a 60-minute pre-recorded webinar.

Participants will learn:

  • Proposal development pre-planning and project management approaches
  • The key components of each main section of a grant proposal and tactics for enhancing narrative response
  • The basic elements of outcomes-based evaluation design
  • Budget development considerations and line item calculation formulas
  • And a proposal appraisal checklist for proposal finalization and cold reading
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Grant Writing Series - Part 1
Online Training (10 minutes)
CEU: N/A

The Indiana Prevention Resource Center's Grant Writing Series is a 3 part series of brief, self-paced trainings for health and human service providers. Many health and human service organizations rely on grant funding to accomplish their goals and therefore professionals need experience in writing preparing grants. This series is intended to provide guidance, tips, and lessons learned in a compact format that can be viewed during your lunch break, while you are on the treadmill, or after the kids are off to bed. The series includes:

  • Part 1 - Funding Basics
  • Part 2 - Proposal Basics
  • Part 3 - Drug-Free Communities Support Program Overview
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Grant Writing Series - Part 2
Online Training (10 minutes)
CEU: N/A

The Indiana Prevention Resource Center's Grant Writing Series is a 3 part series of brief, self-paced trainings for health and human service providers. Many health and human service organizations rely on grant funding to accomplish their goals and therefore professionals need experience in writing preparing grants. This series is intended to provide guidance, tips, and lessons learned in a compact format that can be viewed during your lunch break, while you are on the treadmill, or after the kids are off to bed. The series includes:

  • Part 1 - Funding Basics
  • Part 2 - Proposal Basics
  • Part 3 - Drug-Free Communities Support Program Overview
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Grant Writing Series - Part 3
Online Training (10 minutes)
CEU: N/A

The Indiana Prevention Resource Center's Grant Writing Series is a 3 part series of brief, self-paced trainings for health and human service providers. Many health and human service organizations rely on grant funding to accomplish their goals and therefore professionals need experience in writing preparing grants. This series is intended to provide guidance, tips, and lessons learned in a compact format that can be viewed during your lunch break, while you are on the treadmill, or after the kids are off to bed. The series includes:

  • Part 1 - Funding Basics
  • Part 2 - Proposal Basics
  • Part 3 - Drug-Free Communities Support Program Overview
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Have you tried the 3 R's? How to get parents actively involved
Webinar: May 27, 2015 10AM-11:30AM EST
CEU: 1.5

Have you tried the 3 R’s? How to get parents actively involved: Recruit, Retain and Recognize
Substance prevention professionals, teachers, social workers, mental health professionals and youth workers often describe parents as a challenging audience to actively engage in programs, practices and other activities.
Attend this webinar to learn practical, tested methods for the 3 R’s

  • Recruit: how to get parents to know about your program and to show up
  • Retain: how to get parents to value the program, actively engage and participate
  • Recognize: how to show parents they are important, appreciated and needed

Webinar provided by The Indiana Prevention Resource Center, with support from the Division of Mental Health and Addiction
1.5 CEU for Addiction Counselors, Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Social Workers

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Drug Overview: TOBACCO
Online Training (1 hour)
CEU: 1

The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study course of tobacco. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.
By the end of this tobacco module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Learn about the production of tobacco and methods of use.
  • Define key terminology and slang terms.
  • Discover the history of tobacco
  • Review the effects of use and long term abuse on the brain and body.
  • Explore prevention efforts and treatment options for tobacco use.
  • Identify national and state data relative to tobacco.
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Drug Overview: HEROIN
Online Training (1 hour)
CEU: 1

The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study course of the substance heroin. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.
By the end of this heroin module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Learn about heroin and methods of use.
  • Discover the history of heroin.
  • Review the effects of use and long term abuse on the brain and body.
  • Define levels of use and signs of heroin dependence.
  • Explore recovery and treatment options for heroin use.
  • Identify national and state data relative to heroin.
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Drug Overview: PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
Online Training (1 hour)
CEU: 1

The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study course on the non-medical use of prescription opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.
By the end of this prescription drug module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Understand the three classifications of prescription drugs that are most commonly misused and abused.
  • Learn about the history of the use of prescription drugs.
  • Identify the therapeutic effects of prescription drugs when taken properly and the side effects when they are used for non-medical purposes.
  • Recognize the different ways individuals can use prescription drugs for non-medical purposes.
  • See national and state trends of the non-medical use of prescription drugs.
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Drug Overview: COCAINE
Online Training (1 hour)
CEU: 1

The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study course of the substance cocaine. This educational module has been designed for professionals and students in many fields, including health care, mental health, justice/legal, education, substance abuse prevention, and public health.
By the end of this cocaine module, you will have completed the following objectives:

  • Learn about cocaine and its methods of use.
  • Discover the history of cocaine.
  • Review the effects of use and long term abuse on the brain and body.
  • Define levels of use and signs of cocaine dependence.
  • Explore recovery and treatment options for cocaine use.
  • Identify national and state data related to cocaine.
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Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Online Training (1 hour)
CEU: 1

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing is a one-hour self-paced training that is geared towards professionals in healthcare, behavioral healthcare and allied healthcare settings.
This Introduction to Motivational Interviewing course will meet the following objectives:

  • Define Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Provide overview of Spirit of MI
  • Explore the four processes of MI
  • Review several skills used in MI
    • O.A.R.S.
    • Readiness Ruler
    • Decisional Balance
    • Advice with Permission
  • Support on-going competence with additional resources

This introductory course is intended to be used as a primer to an applied Introduction to Motivational Interviewing training that would provide opportunities to practice the information introduced in this course.
This course is based on Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change (3rd ed.), (Miller & Rollnick, 2013).
1 CEU is earned through the completion of this course.

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Drug Overview: MARIJUANA
Online Training (1 hour)
CEU: 1
The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to this brief overview of the substance marijuana. This educational module is designed for professionals in the health care, mental health, substance abuse prevention and pubic health fields.

This one-hour module will assist participants in enhancing their understanding of marijuana's social and physical consequences. The information gained throughout this training can be used in work with consumers/patients, community members, youth and other professionals.
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Drug Overview: ALCOHOL
Online Training (1 hour)
CEU: 1
The Indiana Prevention Resource Center welcomes you to complete a self-study of the substance alcohol. This educational module is designed for professionals in the health care, mental health, substance abuse prevention and public health fields.

The Indiana Prevention Resource Center understands that professionals prefer to receive current information on drug topics in an efficient manner. This ninety minute module includes historical impacts, social influences, physical and behavioral effects, health consequences, dependence concepts and shares national and state data.

The information gained throughout this self-study can be used in work with consumers/patients, community members, youth and other professionals as alcohol education.
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What is SBIRT?
Webinar (45 minutes)
CEU: N/A
This is a 45-minute pre-recorded webinar that was funded by Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Program (IPGAP).

Participants will learn the definition of and rationale for using Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment.

This session is for education only and does not provide certificates of completion.
For more information on IPGAP visit : http://www.ipgap.indiana.edu/
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What is Motivational Interviewing? An Introduction
Webinar (1 hr 9 min)
CEU: N/A
This is a 60-minute pre-recorded webinar funded by Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Program (IPGAP) .

Participants will learn the definition of Motivational Interviewing and potential uses within a variety of settings. This session is not intended to be used as a "training" but instead is to briefly describe larger concepts that can be further explored in a comprehensive training on motivational interviewing.

This session is a learning session and does not provide certificates of completion.

To learn more information, the Introduction to Motivational Interviewing module is available on this training portal.
For more information on IPGAP visit : http://www.ipgap.indiana.edu/
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