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Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

Ethics in Prevention

This facilitated Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) Ethics in Prevention curriculum addresses the role and application of ethics in substance abuse prevention.  Using case studies and interactive activities, participants will explore the six principles in the Prevention Code of Ethics and learn to use a 4-step decision-making process to assess, address, and evaluate a range of ethical issues.

Training Details:

Date and Location

Monday, March 18, 2019; 8:00AM – 4:00PM

Health Care Authority, Cherry Street Plaza:

626 8th Ave SE / Olympia, WA 98501

Please sign in within the HCA lobby at this address prior to attending training.

Training Room:

Town Square, Building One / Mt. St. Helens Conference Room / 626 8th Ave SE / Olympia, WA 98501

Intended Audience

State- and local-level substance abuse prevention providers

Learning Objectives

  • Review course materials and learn about ethics in substance abuse prevention
  • Complete classroom activities designed to help you better understand and explain the six principles of Prevention Code of Ethics
  • Participate in classroom discussions and apply what you have learned by using example scenarios


There is no registration fee to attend this training this training. However, space is limited. Please register no later than March 8, 2019 at: You will receive confirmation via email by March 12, 2019.


Many hotels nearby accept reservations at the state rate.  You are responsible for travel accommodations and for making your own reservations.  For travel costs, please follow guidelines on the OFM website pertaining to hotel and per diem rates in Thurston County:


This course is endorsed by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) for Prevention Specialist Certification.  The Prevention Specialist Certification Board of Washington (PSCBW) has approved this Prevention Ethics course for professionals preparing to obtain their Certified Prevention Professional (CPP) credential.  You must attend the entire training and complete the course in order to gain credit.  6.5 contact education hours provided.

Date and Time: 
March 18, 2019 - 12:00am to September 25, 2021 - 8:55am
626 8th Ave SE / Olympia, WA 98501