New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Dedicated to Advancing Addiction Professionals in New Hampshire

Prevention Ethics

  • April 05, 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH
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A 6 hour training event with Marissa Carlson, CPS & Katy Shea, MPH, CPS

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)

PRESENTATION:  This training is appropriate for anyone working in the field of substance misuse prevention. Participants will explore the six principles of the Prevention Code of Ethics principles (Non-Discrimination, Competence, Integrity, Nature of Services, Confidentiality and Ethical Obligations for Community and Society) and a four-step decision-making process designed to help navigate ethical dilemmas. Participants will explore case examples on topics ranging from confidentiality and integrity to ethical obligations and non-discrimination. Participants will engage in small- and large-group discussions of key concepts.    At completion, participants will be able to: define ethics and related terms; describe the six principles of the Prevention Code of Ethics; and use a decision-making process to resolve ethical dilemmas.  As a result of this training participants will:

  • Understand the distinctions between ethics and values;
  • Become familiar with the 6 principles of Prevention Ethics;
  • Be able to apply the ethical decision making model


ABOUT THE PRESENTERS:  Marissa Carlson, CPS is the Executive Director of the NH Teen Institute, a leadership development non-profit working with middle & high school students from around NH & New England in a variety of areas including substance misuse prevention, peer mentoring, and creating positive school & community climate.  She has been a Certified Prevention Specialist since 2011 and, as part of her role at TI, oversees and facilitates training for both the youth participants and TI’s youth & adult volunteer program staff.  Outside of her work with TI, Marissa is the Associate Artistic Director of Mill City Productions, a theatre company in Western Massachusetts.  Katy Shea, MPH, CPS has been working in the public health prevention field for over ten years.  Ms. Shea spent the first five years of her career working as a community evaluator.  In this role she utilized community-based participatory evaluation methods.  Over the past six years, Ms. Shea has been a consultant at JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc. and has worked out of the New Hampshire office primarily as part of the New Hampshire Center for Excellence team.  The NH Center for Excellence is a resource center for best practices in alcohol and drug prevention and treatment services in New Hampshire. In this role, Ms. Shea currently provides technical assistance to state agencies, regional public health networks and local substance abuse prevention coalitions and providers.  Her expertise includes conducting assessments, program evaluation, capacity-building, evidence-based strategy selection and strategic planning.

Fee:  NHADACA Members $40   Non-Members $50  NBCC add $5. Lunch will be on your own.

For registration information contact: 603-225-7060

6 Contact Hours Available
Certified Prevention Specialist Domain:  Ethics
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 13
CRSW Performance Domain: 2
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.


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