Frequently Asked Questions
What is the cost for each program?
Because of a generous grant, we are able to offer these programs at no charge.
Who should take these courses?
Programs are available for teens, parents/caregivers, and child-serving professionals. This includes school staff, administrators, school nurses, pediatricians, counselors, etc.
What courses are available? The library includes:
For Teens - CONNECT 5: Find the NicoTEEN-Free You!
For Parents/Caregivers - PREP: Prevention Resources & Education for Parents/Caregivers
For Professionals - Vaping and Marijuana Trends Among Youth, Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment, Impact of Substance Use Disorders on the Family
How long will each course take to complete, and do I have to complete the course at one time?
Each course has a different estimated completion time. The courses are designed to be completed at each participant’s own pace, usually in one hour or less, but can be completed over multiple sessions. The nicotine cessation program for youth is structured as a weekly program for five weeks.
What can I expect to learn in each program?
A description of the content of each program and the expected outcomes/goals are described on each course page. Please visit the course you are interested in taking for the learning objectives specific to that program.
How do I register for the programs? Do I use the same log-in credentials for all the programs?
Each course description page at Caron.org/Digital-Learning contains a button to launch that course. If this is your first time registering for one of the programs you will use the “Sign-up” link to establish your log-in credentials (email address and password). You will use these credentials to log-in during future visits and to take any of the courses in the library.
Can the courses be taken on any type of computer or mobile device? Is an internet connection necessary?
All courses are compatible with personal computers as well as mobile devices. Most courses are accessed through an internet browser but CONNECT 5 is also available on Apple Store and Google Play. An internet connection is necessary for the courses to function.
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Yes. At the end of the program you will be given a link to a printable certificate of completion. These certificates can be displayed, used to apply for continuing education credits, or to document your hours of professional development or completion of the program.
I still have a question or I would like to speak to someone about providing this program to my organization. Is there someone I can call?
Please contact our Education Department at 610-743-6117.