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Digital Learning

Offering digital learning experiences focused on substance use prevention and intervention strategies for teens.

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1 Your Role
I want to learn about treatment options for:


2 Basic Information
The Person is:
years old


graduated high school

3 Condition Information
Caron Treatment Centers accepts patients aged 13 years or older. For more information on services available to those 12 and under, please learn more about Caron's Student Assistance Program.

Sharing Knowledge to Prevent Addiction
Caron’s Digital Learning program is a comprehensive library of digital learning courses and other educational programs centered on substance use disorder prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery. Courses are designed for audiences of teens, parents, healthcare, school and child-serving professionals.

The Need
With over 60 years of successfully treating addiction and behavioral health issues, Caron understands the severity of substance use disorders in our country and that prevention and early intervention are key to addressing problematic substance use among youth. Working with over 900 school and child-serving organizations each year, Caron is renowned for the quality of their education and prevention programs. To reach a wider audience, we expanded our traditional educational programs to a digital format. Our digital format allows those unable to access our in-person programs to benefit from our quality programming in their location, completing the programs at their own pace. With digital learning, Caron can :

  • Increase awareness and understanding of addiction as a brain disease
  • Reduce the stigma of addiction and substance use disorder
  • Provide the required skills and information to teens, parents, medical and education professionals
At Caron, we can help you build a treatment program that meets your needs.

The Audiences

Our courses are currently available for healthcare, school and child-serving professionals. In the Fall of 2019, our library of digital learning courses will expand to include programs for teens, parents and caregivers, business, industry, community, and specialty groups.

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The Goal

Caron has been successfully treating addiction and behavioral issues for more than 60 years. Through this digital learning platform, our goal is to offer resources and tools that will support a societal shift in how we view addiction and substance use disorder and enable more effective prevention, intervention, and treatment, and further support our mission of Recovery For Life.

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Course Design

Courses are designed to be interactive to engage participants and enhance their ability to learn and retain knowledge. Depending on the topic and the goal, courses may include video, animation, audio narration, and text as well as interactive tools like pop-up screens and drag-and-drop questions.

Learners can expect to complete knowledge checks after each topic to ensure understanding of the material and receive a certificate upon completion of each course.

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For More Information

Contact Caron’s Education Department for more information about course offerings at 610-743-6117.

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Courses

Connect 5: Find the NicoTEEN-Free You!

CONNECT 5 is a nicotine reduction and cessation digital experience designed to help youth work towards change by developing a personalized plan to addresses their nicotine, vaping, and other tobacco use.

PREP: Prevention Resources and Education for Parents/Caregivers

This program for parents, grandparents, and other caregivers, provides knowledge and resources that can reduce the chances that your child will engage in substance use.

Impact of Substance Use Disorders on the Family

This course, designed for child-serving professionals, will increase the understanding of how family members are impacted when addiction is present in their lives, and how professionals can provide understanding, support, and resources to the children, teens, and families they serve.

Introduction to SBIRT

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is an evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce, and prevent problematic use, abuse, and dependence on alcohol and illicit drugs.  This course, designed for professionals, will provide the information and resources needed and available to effectively conduct a SBIRT.


Vaping and Marijuana Trends Among Youth

As a school, child-serving, or healthcare professional, you have the ability to impact the youth you serve and help them avoid substance use. This program provides the information and resources you need to be effective in your efforts.