Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100984
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About the Course:
This course is based on a NIDA Research Report designed to establish a common framework and understanding about therapeutic communities (TCs) for health care providers, researchers, and individuals and families in need of treatment for drug-related problems. Some of the most frequently asked questions about TCs are addressed. Several valuable resources for further information and investigation are included.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Therapeutic Communities created by NIDA Staff
Journal/Publisher:National Institute on Drug Abuse
Publication Date:August 2002
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the role therapeutic communities serve in treating individuals with drug-related problems. It is appropriate all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the fundamental aspects of therapeutic communities.
- Explain how treatment is provided to individuals of various subgroups in a therapeutic community setting.
- Become familiar with ways therapeutic communities can be modified.
- Be able to access and utilize NIDA and other resources cited as needed.
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