CPS Courses


Prevention Specialist professionals will have to possess the following knowledge, skills and/or attitudes, knowledge of information gathering techniques and data sources, ability to collect, organize and interpret data, knowledge of current prevention program best practices, models, and the continuum of care, knowledge of current theory and models and more.

P 301 - Public Relations Skills

At the end of this course, the student should be able to: Promote programs, services, and activities, and maintain good public relations; Participate in public awareness campaigns and projects relating to health promotion across the continuum of care; Prepare various media packages and distribute to media outlets; Establish positive working relationships with the media to promote prevention efforts; and, Coordinate planning and implementation of special events

P302 -Interpersonal Communication Skills

At the end of this course, the student should be able to: Identify marketing techniques for prevention programs; Apply principles of effective listening; Apply principles of public speaking; Employ effective facilitation skills; Communicate effectively with various audiences; and Demonstrate interpersonal communication competency.