What is a Certified Prevention Specialist?

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A certified prevention specialist (PS) ensures that prevention programs and their funders are delivering on their mission of ensuring public safety and well-being and must demonstrate a thorough understanding of prevention and the latest evidence-based practices for the prevention of substance misuse and substance use disorders.

For additional details, requirements for education and experience, applications, and a list of frequently asked questions, see nevadacertboard.org or contact Natalie Powell, npowell@casat.org.

The cost for initial certification is $255 ($250 if paid by check).