Total CE Credit Hours: 8
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100591
About the Course:
Best Practices Guideline provided by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment(CSAT). Presents information on how to conduct treatment specifically tailored to adolescents and on common and effective treatment components.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Treatment of Adolescents With Substance Use Disorders created by Center for Substance Abuse Treatment in 2006.
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about treatment for adolescents with substance use disorders. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.
increase understanding of differences between adolescent and adult substance abuse, and how this translates into differences in general treatment approach
outline the key points involved in treating adolescents, regardless of theoretical orientation, including being effectively knowledgeable about general program characteristics recommended for any program working with adolescents.
outline both shared and unique components of adolescent treatment programs based upon 12 Step, Therapeutic Community, and Family Therapy models.
master the concepts involved in the most important legal and ethical issues regarding substance abuse treatment of adolescents, especially those pertaining to consent to treatment and disclosure of confidential information.
increase knowledge of the unique treatment issues presented by youths with coexisting disorders, various sexual orientations, involvement in the criminal justice system, and displaced housing situations.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
8 CE credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
8 CE credit hours
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)
8 CE credit hours
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)
8 CPD hours
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