Total CE Credit Hours: 4
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100989
About the Course:
This course is designed to share an extensive body of research findings and foster more widespread use of scientifically based principles of drug addiction treatment. Issues addressed include answers to frequently asked questions, descriptions of several types of drug addiction treatments, and examples of scientifically based and tested treatment components. Important resources for further information and tools for use in treatments are also presented.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research Based Guide created by NIDA Staff
National Institute on Drug Abuse
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 empirically based findings regarding drug addiction treatment. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Apply answers to frequently asked questions to clinical practice and research regarding drug addiction treatment.
Identify and explain the general categories of drug addiction treatment programs presented.
Describe and compare the scientifically based approaches to drug addiction treatment presented.
Identify and utilize resources as they apply to specific treatment programs.
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