PH 3260 Substance Abuse Prevention for School Health Educators

The course is designed to provide school health educators with basic information, skills, and coursework relevant to drug prevention education in the school setting. Coursework is relevant to the needs of a school health educator and can be implemented into the school health education setting. (Variable)

Course details

Course syllabus: 
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Course notes: 

Course credit may be applied to the Iowa Secondary School Health Education Teaching Endorsement (Required Category: Substance Abuse).

Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area: 

Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Professional Fields distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.


Page, R., & Page, T. (2015). Promoting Health and Emotional Well-Being in Your Classroom (6th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. 978-1-4496-9026-7

Note: The text is also used for the Continuing Education Guided Independent Study Courses: HPE 4186 Studies in Sexuality Education for School Health Educators and HPE 4186 Studies in Mental/Emotional Health Education for School Health Educators.

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Course delivery

This course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.


Barbara Bakker

Enrollment information

Tuition: $257/unit, plus non-refundable enrollment fee of $10 and technology fee of $38 for online courses

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Guided Independent Study
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