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Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with Child Abuse and Neglect Issues CE Course

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Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with Child Abuse and Neglect Issues CE Course – Online CE Course

Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with Child Abuse and Neglect Issues CE Course Description, Objectives, and Outline:

Course Description:

The effects of childhood abuse and neglect perpetrated by family members and the intergenerational transmission of the cycle of substance abuse and child abuse and neglect are the focus of this Course.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss at least two clinical child abuse issues.
  2. Discuss at least two childhood neglect issues.
  3. Discuss at least one screening and assessment tool for child abuse and neglect issues.
  4. Describe at least one comprehensive treatment strategy for adult survivors of child abuse and neglect.
  5. Explain at least one relevant therapeutic issue for clinicians.
  6. Explain at least one characteristic of “breaking the cycle”.
  7. Identify at least two legal responsibilities of clinicians.
  8. Discuss at least one issue concerning clients’ privacy.
  9. Identify at least two resources related to childhood trauma among adults.

Course Outline:

  1. Executive Summary and Recommendations
  2. Chapter 1—Working With Child Abuse and Neglect Issues
  3. Chapter 2—Screening and Assessing Adults For Childhood Abuse and Neglect
  4. Chapter 3—Comprehensive Treatment for Adult Survivors of Child Abuse and Neglect
  5. Chapter 4—Therapeutic Issues for Counselors
  6. Chapter 5—Breaking the Cycle: The Substance-Dependent Client as Parent/Caregiver
  7. Chapter 6—Legal Responsibilities and Recourse
  8. Chapter 7—Emerging and Continuing Issues
  9. Appendix A –Bibliography
  10. Appendix B –Protecting Clients’ Privacy
  11. Appendix C –Implications of Recent Federal Legislation for Clients in Treatment
  12. Appendix D—Obtaining Screening and Assessment Tools
  13. Appendix E –Resources Related to Childhood Trauma Among Adults
  14. Appendix F –Resource Panelists
  15. Appendix G—Field Reviewers

Instructors: Nicole Hiltibran, MA, LMFT; Julie Campbell, Phd

Author: SAMHSA

This publication was written under contract number 270-95-0013 with The CDM Group, Inc. (CDM). Sandra Clunies, M.S., I.C.A.D.C., served as the CSAT government project officer. Rose M. Urban, L.C.S.W., J.D., C.C.A.S., served as the CDM TIPs project director. Other CDM TIPs personnel included Raquel Ingraham, M.S., project manager; Jonathan Max Gilbert, M.A., managing editor; Cara Smith, production editor; Kurt S. Olsson, former editor/writer; Paul Seaman, former acting editor; Y-Lang Nguyen, former production editor; and MaryLou Leonard,  former project manager. Special thanks go to consulting writers Tracy Simpson, Ph.D., and Christine Courtois, Ph.D., for their considerable contributions to this document.


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