Rhode Island Prevention Specialist Certification Exam Study Guide
The Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center (RIPRC), December 2015
The Rhode Island Prevention Certification Guide: A Study Guide for the Certification Exam is a resource sponsored by the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH) to serve as a study aid to assist prevention professionals to prepare for and pass the Rhode Island Prevention Specialist Certification Exam. The Guide was developed by the RI Prevention Resource Center (RIPRC). The RIPRC is implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. under contract with the BHDDH. All or part of the funding for the contract is provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The content of this Guide does not necessarily represent the views or policies of either SAMHSA or the BHDDH.
In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.