Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100582
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This White Paper examines the relationship between learning disabilities—which may affect up to 20 percent of school age children in America—and substance abuse. It finds that addressing learning disabilities early can prevent children from using alcohol, tobacco or illegal drugs and calls upon parents, teachers and pediatricians to step up efforts to identify and help these children. In addition to exploring the link between substance abuse and learning disabilities, the paper looks at the relationship between substance abuse and behavioral disorders such as Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Conduct Disorder.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Substance Abuse and Learning Disabilities: Apples and Oranges Or Two Peas in a Pod? created by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about the relationship between substance abuse and learning disabilities. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.
identify the main implications for practice, research and policy.
become effectively knowledgeable regarding theories on causative mechanisms involved in the correlation between learning disabilities and substance abuse.
identify possible links between learning disabilities and substance abuse.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1 CE credit hour
American Psychological Association (APA)
1 CE credit hour
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
1 CE credit hour
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
1 CPD hour
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