Jodee Goche and Amy Croll – Prevention Ethics for Re-certification

Jodee Goche is a Certified Prevention Specialist with fifteen years of experience in the prevention field. Her prevention work has included implementing evidence-based programs in communities and providing SAPST and Ethics training for prevention professionals. She has provided technical assistance to community coalitions and currently applies this knowledge to her work for the Partnerships in Prevention Science Institute at Iowa State University. Ms. Goche holds a Master in Prevention Science from the University of Oklahoma and Master’s in Management from Briar Cliff University.

Amy Croll brings more than twenty years of experience working directly with youth, youth development programming, and state and local policy development. Amy worked in youth policy at the Iowa Department of Human Rights before serving as a field consultant for the Forum for Youth Investment from 2005-2014 and co-founding and running Community Youth Concepts from 2008-2021. In addition to non-profit consulting, she has served as a trainer and coach for the Iowa Department of Public Health since 2011. Amy is a licensed MSW and is a Certified Prevention Specialist.

Ethics Recertification for Prevention professionals is a 3-hour course that guides prevention professionals in the performance of their professional responsibilities and express the basic tenets of ethical and professional conduct.

At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the six principals that make up Iowa’s Code of Ethics for Prevention
  • Identify a framework for ethical decision making
  • Identify potential ethical dilemmas that experienced preventionists’ and prevention supervisors may face
  • Apply a framework for ethical decision making to ethical dilemmas to determine a course of action.

Presentation Material
A Continuum Model for Understanding Youth Participation
Making an Ethical Decision
Practice Scenario Worksheet
Prevention Think Tank Code of Ethical Conduct
Prevention Ethical Scenarios and Discussion Questions