Research and Teaching

New Gambling Prevention Course Offering

The College of Allied Health Sciences School of Social Work is excited to announce a brand new course, Introduction to Problem Gambling, Suicide, and Stubstance Misuse Prevention.  It will be offered in Spring 2024 for undergraduate and graduate students.

This course uses the SAMHSA Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF), a five-step process used to help states and communities reduce risk-taking behaviors, promote resilience, and prevent problem behaviors in individuals and families across the life span.  This prevention course is offered as a workforce development pathway for social workers who want to earn a prevention credential in Ohio including Registered Applicant (RA) and OCPSA.  Forty-five (45) hours of prevention education in the specified foundations and domains; 9 of those hours will be alcohol and other drug (AOD) primary prevention specific. QPR will be incorporated into this class.