design an addiction prevention program for schools or workplace in powerpoint for psychology addiction studies

Prevention Program: Students will design a small prevention program that could be implemented at a health fair, at a workplace, or in a school. The goal of this assignment is to articulate the social, biological, and psychological consequences of addictive behaviors to an at-risk population and contextualize issues of addiction in historical and social frameworks.

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This assessment will assess your mastery with respect to the following course outcomes:

 

  • Analyze addictive behaviors for their social and psychological effects on the individual, family, community, or society

  • Identify connections between historical milestones and contemporary approaches to addictions

 

Prevention Program Prompt

Create a small prevention program that could be implemented at a health fair, at a workplace, or in a school. The goal of this assignment is to articulate the social, biological, and psychological consequences of addictive behaviors to an at-risk population and contextualize issues of addiction in historical and social frameworks.

 

Below are the critical elements that must be addressed in this prevention program. Drawing on the some of the elements from Milestone One, provide a complete prevention program for an at-risk population.

 

  • Identify the population that is at risk that will be the focus of this prevention program.

  • Possible populations can include (this is not an all-inclusive list):

    1. Adult

    2. Senior

    3. Youth

    4. Adolescent

    5. Workplace

    6. Church member

    7. LGBT

 

  • Identify the addiction and the impacts it has on the individual, family, workplace and community.

    • Possible addictions can include (this is not an all-inclusive list):

      1. Alcohol

      2. Drugs

      3. Gambling

      4. Tobacco

      5. Internet

    • Possible impacts can include (this is not an all-inclusive list):

      1. Family conflict

      2. Financial issues

      3. Reduced productivity

      4. Loss of faith

      5. Reduced reputation and standing in the community

      6. Legal issues

      7. Loss of job

      8. Criminal charges

 

  • Describe the history and social frameworks of this addiction and the at-risk population.

    • What is currently in place with this at-risk population?

      1. For example: April is alcohol awareness month, and October is violence prevention month.

 

  • Where is the best place to implement this program?

    • Possible places can include (this is not an all-inclusive list):

      1. School

      2. Church

      3. Community center

      4. Business

      5. Chamber of Commerce

 

  • Provide information on the marketing and funding of the program.

    • Possible marketing can include (this is not an all-inclusive list):

      1. Facebook

      2. Twitter

      3. News

      4. Newspaper

      5. Blog

      6. Company newsletter

 

 

  • How will you evaluate success of this prevention program?

    • Surveys

    • Questionnaires

    • Before and after statistics

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