The prevention specialist is a behavioral health professional who has demonstrated competency related to alcohol, tobacco and drug use prevention, and who provides services that help individuals, families and communities to develop the capacities needed to achieve behavioral health and wellness. This 2023 revised RI Study Guide includes edits and updates made to the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) prevention specialist exam.
This Guide was designed as a study aid to help prevention professionals prepare for and pass the Rhode Island Prevention Specialist Certification Exam. The Guide was developed by the Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center (RIPRC), in consultation with subject matter experts in the prevention field, with input from prevention specialist candidates who have taken or are preparing to take the Prevention Specialist Certification Exam.
View the Guide here.