Course Detail: WTHE401 - Mental Health and Substance Abuse Prevention

This 30-hour course meets over an 8-week period for 3.5 hours per week. As a result of this training, students will be able to develop and implement lesson plans; identify accurate information and resources when professional health services may be required; create a supportive environment that promotes mental health including stress reduction, coping strategies, eliminating the stigma of mental illness, and suicide prevention; create a lesson plan and formative assessments aligned to the core standards for substance abuse prevention, including ways to resist pressure to participate in risky behaviors; and examine the effects of stress on the immune, endocrine, and nervous systems and the relationship to disease.

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 Session Information: 24SP-WTHE401-02

Schedule: CLASSES START MAY 6TH THROUGH JUNE 30TH, 2024. FULLY ONLINE COURSEWORK IN CANVAS. CHECK DATES FOR ASSIGNMENTS.
Only 23 days until the session starts!
Times: 12:00am-12:00pm MDT
Cost : $350.00

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This course is one of four designed for Utah K-12 educators seeking a Health Endorsement that includes the components of emotional intelligence, mental health disorders, stress management, and suicide, self-harm, and resources for help. Teachers will explore the physical, social, and legal implications of substance abuse and addictive behaviors emphasizing prevention.

Instructors

Name Additional Resources
McKenzie Wilson
Silvia Araoz
Dee Harper

Class Location

SLCC Online
Online
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Cancellation Policy

A cancellation charge of 100.00% will be assessed on cancellations occurring within 2 days of the start of this session.