Perspectives on Prevention
Powerful examples of effective prevention often involve public policy. For example, increasing the legal drinking age to 21 has saved tens of thousands of lives since it was enacted. Eliminating lead based paint, and lead based fuels, have reduced lead poisoning, thereby improving child cognitive and behavioral outcomes tremendously. What are the next public policy challenges and how can professionals and citizens become more effective in this process? Dennis Trask will share resources about how to be make public policy changes happen.
Continuing Professional Education:
We offer the following accreditation which is available during the Web Conference, via a link below the video window: The University of Missouri-Columbia Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH) will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. The Missouri Institute of Mental Health will award 1 clock hour or 1.2 contact hours (.1 CEU) for this activity.MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri. Attendees with licensure from other states are responsible for seeking appropriate continuing education credit, from their respective boards for completing this program.