Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100977
About the Course:
Peyote is a type of cactus that grows in the Southwestern United States and parts of Mexico. The active ingredient in peyote is mescaline, a potent hallucinogenic chemical. Peyote has played a central role in Native American culture for thousands of years. It has been used as a painkiller, a stimulant, and a spiritual tool in religious ceremonies. Only members of Native American churches are legally allowed to possess and use peyote as part of their ceremonies. In Peyote, author Nancy Ross-Flanigan explores the physical, emotional, historical, and societal effects of peyote. She looks at legal issues surrounding peyote use by Native Americans and the extent to which peyote is used by non-Native Americans.
This course is based on the book, Peyote: The Drug Library created by Nancy Ross-Flanigan
Enslow Publishers, Inc.
1997 First Edition
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for Native Americans, health care professionals, especially substance abuse counselors, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the effects, dangers, and legal status of peyote. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe the history of peyote.
Explain the use and effects of peyote.
Identify the role of peyote in Native American religious rituals.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
3 CE credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
3 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)
3 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)
3 CPD hours
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