Prevention Specialist Exam – Sample Test Questions

1. The five functions of evaluation for a coalition are improvement; coordination; accountability; celebration; and:

a.       appreciation

b.       problem solving

c.       sustainability

d.       review

Coalition Evaluation for Evaluators, CADCA, p. 1,

Domain 1, Planning and Evaluation

2.  Qualitative data are often collected through key informant interviews, focus groups, listening sessions, and:

a.       Town Hall meetings

b.       Newspaper articles

c.       Arrest reports

d.       Hospital records

Coalition Evaluation for Evaluators, CADCA, p. 21,

Domain 1, Planning and Evaluation

3.  Tips from experienced grant writers for prevention professionals include all of the following EXCEPT:

a.       Follow the guidelines of the grant maker

b.       Write concisely and clearly

c.       Proofread the document

d.       Create your own format

Substance Abuse Prevention: The Intersection of Science and Practice, p.271

Domain V:  Professional Growth and Responsibility

4. Enforcement of minimum-purchase-age laws against selling alcohol and tobacco to minors using undercover buying operations are also known as:

a.       stings

b.       buys

c.       density surveys

d.       price interventions

Substance Abuse Prevention:  The Intersection of Science and Practice, p. 37

Domain IV, Public Policy and Environmental Change

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