Professionalism in Prevention

Thursday, January 12, 2023,  10:00-11:00AM
60-minute webinar
No fee to attend

The webinar will identify professional standards for preventionists in various settings. The presenter will provide guidance that builds on and goes beyond prevention ethics, including guidance for working in grant-funded settings, such as appropriate attire, maintaining accountability, presenting the purpose and importance of prevention in a variety of community settings where goals are shared, and endorsing principles of equity.

Sandra Del Sesto is a co-author of the Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Training (SAPST) and PS@EDC’s Prevention Ethics courses. For over 35 years, she has provided community and strategic planning, program development, and capacity building in all areas of prevention practice. Currently, she serves on the advisory boards of the National Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC), the New England PTTC, and the Latino PTTC. She is a RI delegate to the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium and past co-chair of its Prevention Committee.