Science Based Drug Education (SBDE) provides substance abuse prevention specialists, substance abuse treatment personnel, School Resource Officers, School Resource Deputies, Community Trainers and National Guard Drug Demand Reduction personnel with an anti-drug curriculum based on scientific research. SBDE is a research based presentation on various drugs and their effect on the human body. It also looks at some of the social issues that the drugs create and involve. SBDE helps to alert communities to warning signs and drug trends. Anti-drug education is critical for schools and communities to be proactive against illicit drugs. This class is for personnel dealing with youth between 10-17 years of age. SBDE is 3.5 days in length. Curriculum allows attendees to build their own presentation to fit their presentation style. Credited for 28 hours of Alcohol and Drug Specific Iowa Board of Substance Abuse Certification CEU’s. Graduate and undergraduate credits are also available.
- June 11 – 13: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- June 14: 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
This class will be located at Camp Rapid (Duke Corning Armory) in Rapid City, S.D. and registration is required. To register, visit www.counterdrugtraining.com, click on Class Descriptions and scroll to Science Based Drug Education – click on “register”.
Costs are $40 per hour for graduate and undergraduate credits and $80 for two semester hours of credit.
For more information, please contact Vonnie Ackerman, YFS Western Prevention Resource Center Coordinator at (605) 342-1593 or Master Sargent Kristi (Cricket) Palmer at (605) 391-4384.
*Course description was provided by Midwest Counter Drug Training Center