Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies|
University of Nevada, Reno
Socioeconomics and Prevention
This material is designed for participants who are motivated to gain knowledge about approaching, understanding, and working with students, adults, and organizations representing the socioeconomic spectrum of poverty, middle class, and wealth. The material is written for the beginner to advanced professional in prevention, education, and related fields.
To increase the level of knowledge and understanding of the ability of economics to shape thinking and behavior. To obtain new tools which can guide preventionists and educators in creating and developing relationships that support effective cross-class communication and collaboration.
Objectives (6 hours; when choosing Option A only)
1. Learn and understand the different socioeconomic “hidden rules” which govern thinking and behavior.
*Additional Objectives (10 hours; when choosing Option B)
Upon completion of Option B, participants will be able to (in addition to Option A objectives):
4. Apply the information and skills learned in this material to a particular group or individual with whom you work.
Pamela Tindall, B.S., C.P.P.