What are the Risk and Protective Factors for Co-Occuring Disorders?

Contact Hours: 3

Instructor: Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD,


  •  Define risk factors
  •  Define protective factors
  •  Discuss the primary, secondary and tertiary prevention
  •  Apply prevention principles to co-occurring disorders using risk and protective factor information
  • Concepts of social, political, economic, and cultural systems and their impact on drug taking activity
  • The history of licit and illicit drug use.
  • Explore social or cultural issues affecting individuals