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Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment: A Research-Based Guide

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About the Course:

This course is designed to provide an overview of various forms of drug abuse treatment and to answer many questions frequently raised by clinicians and the lay public regarding drug abuse treatment. The course provides specific examples of how drug abuse treatment can be effectively delivered and offers numerous resources for further exploration of topics presented.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment: A Research-Based Guide created by National Institute on Drug Abuse

Journal/Publisher:

National Institutes of Health

Publication Date:

Reprint 2000

Course Material Author

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for all health care professionals, especially drug abuse treatment clinicians and those interested in learning more about drug abuse treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Identify and be able to answer frequently asked questions regarding drug abuse treatment.
  2. Differentiate between the general categories of drug abuse treatment approaches.
  3. Explain and apply scientifically based approaches to drug addiction treatment.
  4. Identify resources for further study and information.

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Course Number 100895
  • 3 CE credit hours
  • NBCC: 2.25 CE credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee $17.91
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