IC&RC Prevention Domains

Domain 1: Planning and Evaluation
Weight on Exam: 30%
·   Determine the level of community readiness for change.
·   Identify appropriate methods to gather relevant data for prevention planning.
·   Identify existing resources available to address the community needs.
·   Identify gaps in resources based on the assessment of community conditions.
·   Identify the target audience.
·   Identify factors that place persons in the target audience at greater risk for the identified problem.
·   Identify factors that provide protection or resilience for the target audience.
·   Determine priorities based on comprehensive community assessment.
·   Develop a prevention plan based on research and theory that addresses community needs and desired outcomes.
·   Select prevention strategies, programs, and best practices to meet the identified needs of the community.
·   Implement a strategic planning process that results in the development and implementation of a quality strategic plan.
·   Identify appropriate prevention program evaluation strategies.
·   Administer surveys/pre/posttests at work plan activities.
·   Conduct evaluation activities to document program fidelity.
·   Collect evaluation documentation for process and outcome measures.
·   Evaluate activities and identify opportunities to improve outcomes.
·   Utilize evaluation to enhance sustainability of prevention activities.
·   Provide applicable workgroups with prevention information and other support to meet prevention outcomes.
·   Incorporate cultural responsiveness into all planning and evaluation activities.
·   Prepare and maintain reports, records, and documents pertaining to funding sources.
Domain 2: Prevention Education and Service Delivery
Weight on Exam: 15%
Coordinate prevention activities.
·   Implement prevention education and skill development activities appropriate for the target audience.
·   Provide prevention education and skill development programs that contain accurate, relevant, and timely content.
·   Maintain program fidelity when implementing evidence‐based practices.
·   Serve as a resource to community members and organizations regarding prevention strategies and best practices.
Domain 3: Communication
Weight on Exam: 13%
·   Promote programs, services, and activities, and maintain good public relations.
·   Participate in public awareness campaigns and projects relating to health promotion across the continuum of care.
·   Identify marketing techniques for prevention programs.
·   Apply principles of effective listening.
·   Apply principles of public speaking.
·   Employ effective facilitation skills.
·   Communicate effectively with various audiences.
·   Demonstrate interpersonal communication competency.
Domain 4: Community Organization
Weight on Exam: 15%
·   Identify the community demographics and norms.
·   Identify a diverse group of stakeholders to include in prevention programming activities.
·   Build community ownership of prevention programs by collaborating with stakeholders when planning, implementing, and evaluating prevention activities.
·   Offer guidance to stakeholders and community members in mobilizing for community change.
·   Participate in creating and sustaining community‐based coalitions.
·   Develop or assist in developing content and materials for meetings and other related activities.
·   Develop strategic alliances with other service providers within the community.
·   Develop collaborative agreements with other service providers within the community.
·   Participate in behavioral health planning and activities.
Domain 5: Public Policy and Environmental Change
Weight on Exam: 12%
·   Provide resources, trainings, and consultations that promote environmental change.
·   Participate in enforcement initiatives to affect environmental change.
·   Participate in public policy development to affect environmental change.
·   Use media strategies to support policy change efforts in the community.
·   Collaborate with various community groups to develop and strengthen effective policy.
·   Advocate to bring about policy and/or environmental change.
Domain 6: Professional Growth and Responsibility
Weight on Exam: 15%
·   Demonstrate knowledge of current prevention theory and practice.
·   Adhere to all legal, professional, and ethical principles.
·   Demonstrate cultural responsiveness as a prevention professional
·   Demonstrate self‐care consistent with prevention messages.
·   Recognize importance of participation in professional associations locally, statewide, and nationally.
·   Demonstrate responsible and ethical use of public and private funds.
·   Advocate for health promotion across the life span.
·   Advocate for healthy and safe communities.
·   Demonstrate knowledge of current issues of addiction.
·   Demonstrate knowledge of current issues of mental, emotional, and behavioral health.