The following resources were compiled as suggested reading to assist candidates preparing for their examination. Consulting these and other references may be beneficial to candidates. Please note, this is not a comprehensive listing of all references and not all questions on the examination came from these references.
Examination Reference List
Revised March 2017
1. Academy for Educational Development. (2005). Facilitating Meetings: A Guide for Community Planning Groups. Retrieved from http://preventiontrainingservices.com/resources/Facilitating%20Meetings%20version_2 005.pdf.
2. Babor, T., Caetano, R., Casswell, S., Edwards, G., Giesbrecht, N., Graham, K., et al. (2010). Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity. Research and Public Policy (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
3. Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. (2009). Identifying and Selecting Evidence-Based Interventions Revised Guidance Document for the Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant Program. HHS Pub. No. (SMA) 09-4205. Rockville, MD: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Retrieved from https://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA09- 4205/SMA09-4205.pdf.
4. Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute. Primer Series. Retrieved from http://www.cadca.org/resource-types/primer.
a. Assessment Primer: Analyzing the Community, Identifying Problems and Setting Goals. (2010).
b. Capacity Primer: Building Membership, Structure and Leadership. (2010).
c. Planning Primer: Developing a Theory of Change, Logic Models and Strategic and Action Plans. (2010).
d. Implementation Primer: Putting Your Plan into Action. (2012).
e. Evaluation Primer: Setting the Context for a Drug-Free Communities Coalition Evaluation. (2010).
f. Cultural Competence Primer: Incorporating Cultural Competence into Your Comprehensive Plan. (2012).
g. Sustainability Primer: Fostering Long-Term Change to Create Drug-Free Communities. (2012). Retrieved from 37 Updated 4/17 http://www.internationalcredentialing.org:80/resources/Candidate%20Guides/P S_SustainabilityPrimer.pdf
5. Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute. Beyond the Basics Series. Retrieved from http://www.cadca.org/resourcetypes/beyond-basics.
a. People Power: Mobilizing Communities for Policy Change. (2012).
b. Telling the Coalition Story: Comprehensive Communication Strategies. (2009).
c. The Coalition Impact: Environmental Prevention Strategies. (2009).
6. Corey, G., Corey, M. S., & Callanan, P. (2015). Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions (9th ed.). Belmont: Brooks/Cole.
7. National Institute of Drug Abuse. (2014). Drugs, Brains, and Behavior-The Science of Addiction. Retrieved from http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/science-addiction.
8. National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. (2009). Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Retrieved from http://books.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=12480.
9. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2010). Focus on Prevention. Retrieved from http://store.samhsa.gov/product/Focus-onPrevention/SMA10-4120.
10. White, W. L., & Popovits, R. M. (2001). Critical Incidents: Ethical Issues in the Prevention and Treatment of Addiction (2nd ed.). Bloomington: Lighthouse Institute.
11. Walker. L. (2002). Facilitation Guide for People in Prevention: beginning the journey. Southwest Prevention Center. http://nhpreventcert.org/wpcontent/uploads/2009/03/Facilitation-Guide-for-People-in-Prevention.pdf
12. The Massachusetts Technical Assistance Partnership for Prevention (MassTAPP). Communications Toolkit. http://masstapp.edc.org/communications-toolkit.
IMPORTANT RESOURCE: Revised IC&RC Prevention Specialist Candidate Guide:
Another helpful resource not currently on IC&RC’s list above: Hogan, J., Gabrielsen, R., Luna, N., Grothaus, D. (2003). Substance Abuse Prevention: The Intersection of Science and Practice. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Other Prevention Resources
These resources are not referenced on the current exam (unless they cross reference the above list of resources), but may be a helpful resource for your prevention background.
- SAMHSA Prevention Resourceshttp://store.samhsa.gov/facet/Treatment-Prevention-Recovery/term/Prevention?narrowToAdd=For-Professionals
- Science-Based Substance Abuse Prevention:http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/samhs/osa/prevention/provider/documents/Science%20BasedSAPrevention_Guide.pd
- Prevention Plus Two and Prevention Plus Three: These are no longer in print but you can contact your local Regional Prevention Center to see if they own a copy for check-out. If they don’t have a copy, contact Susan Liening at KFP.