Topic 5: Prevention – Programs and Application Directions: In your responses, include

Topic 5: Prevention – Programs and Application

Directions: In your responses, include a minimum of three peer reviewed scholarly resources, beyond the course textbook and course readings, and listed as references at the end of this document.

Explain the difference between prevention and treatment, including educational aspects. (100-150 words)

Some organizations take prevention programs into high schools. As supported by National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP), describe what a high school prevention program might look like in terms of goals and procedural steps. (100-150 words)

Some prevention programs are supported by government funding. Explain the impact that government funding has on an organization, including the positive and negative impacts. You can use the NREEP website for further clarification. (100-150 words)

Explain what resources and suggestions you would provide to client who thinks their friend or family member is at risk for a substance use disorder. (100-150 words)

Explain what a program needs assessment is and what types of data are gathered, including data retrieval and evidence-based practice in using the data. (100-150 words)

By now, you understand that prevention programs are implemented before individuals start using or drinking problematically. Relapse prevention, on the other hand, is an intervention that occurs after the individual has a problematic addiction. Relapse Prevention Models are designed to help people avoid and overcome triggers that lead to relapse.

Select one of the following relapse prevention models below and describe how the model will help in the recovery process, and include a description of the model, key tenets of the model, specific examples from the model, and how you would apply the model. (150-250 words)

Marlatt & Gordon model of relapse prevention

Stages of change: maintenance (Prochaska and Diclemente)

Cognitive behavioral model of relapse prevention

Mindfulness-based recovery models

Motivational interviewing approach

Family-based relapse prevention

Gorski-CENAPS model of relapse prevention

Bible-based counseling (Crab and Collins)