Alcoholism and Chemical Substance Abuse Dependency CE Course
Alcoholism and Chemical Substance Abuse Dependency CE Course Objectives and Outline:
- Identify at least two relevant clinical and statistical facts regarding substance abuse DSM criteria, types of abuse, demographic characteristics, treatment, and outcomes.
- Describe at least three effects of substance abuse.
- Identify at least two medical aspects of alcohol abuse/dependence and other types of chemical dependency.
- Explain at least one current theory of the etiology of substance abuse.
- Describe the role of persons and systems that support or compound abuse.
- Explain at least two major treatment approaches to alcohol and chemical dependency.
- Describe at least two legal aspects and or implications of substance abuse.
- Identify at least two at risk populations for substance abuse.
- Identify at least two community resources offering assessment, treatment and follow-up for those impacted by substance abuse.
- Describe the process of substance abuse referral.
- Explain at least one way in which substance abuse impacts sexually transmitted diseases.
- Explain at least one way in which substance abuse impacts AIDS.
- Explain at least one way in which substance abuse impacts domestic violence.
- Explain at least one way in which substance abuse impacts child abuse.
In addition to the course objectives listed above, this course addresses the following content areas related to alcoholism and chemical substance abuse dependency:
- Counseling theory and practice
- Social and Cultural Foundations
- Professional practice issues
- Wellness and prevention
- Human growth and development
- DSM-5 Diagnostic Summary
- Types of Substance Abuse
- Substance Abuse Treatment and Outcomes
- Substance Abuse Treatment for Clinicians
- Engaging Adolescents in Treatment
- Brief Strategic Family Therapy for Adolescent Drug Abuse
- Making the Connection: Trauma and Substance Abuse
- Strategies for Working with Clients with Co-Occurring Disorders
- HIV and Substance Abuse
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Substance Abuse
- Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence
- Child Abuse and Substance Abuse
Instructors: Nicole Hiltibran, MA, LMFT; Julie Campbell, Phd
Author: Nicole Hiltibran, MA LMFT – SAMHSA
Nicole Hiltibran, MA LMFT has been in practice for over 20 years (for more details on Nicole Hiltibran’s credentials view our Principals page). She wrote and compiled the information contained in this course from documents produced by SAMHSA.
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