The prevention field encompasses all aspects of community relations, communication skills, coalition building, and understanding substance misuse and/or problem gambling data, trends and the overall knowledge of the Strategic Prevention Framework. Experts in prevention work towards becoming Certified Prevention Specialists to enhance their professional knowledge. To learn more visit the Iowa Board of Certification.
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Prevention specialists, serving all 99 counties in Iowa, work collaboratively to provide the most current information specific to alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs and problem gambling.
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Training opportunities are provided year-round to assist professionals and the public in increasing prevention activities in their communities.
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