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Treating Drug Problems: Wiley Series on Treating Addiction

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About the Course:

Treating Drug Problems helps to bridge the serious gap between scientific research and practice, pointing the way to a more promising future in the treatment of drug problems. As part of the new Wiley Series on Treating Addictions, this highly practical resource offers current guidance on effectively diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of common drug problems. You can use this all-in-one-guide to assist your search for better treatment options for your clients. Treating Drug Problems highlights the importance of a biopsychological model in understanding and treating drug problems and covers all of the major issues, including: defining and recognizing drug problems, influences of age and gender, utilizing professional resources, developing effective treatment plans, recovery tools, programs, and theories, and post-treatment recovery management, including relapse prevention.

This course is based on the book, Treating Drug Problems: Wiley Series on Treating Addiction created by Arthur W. Blume

Journal/Publisher:

John Wiley and Sons

Publication Date:

2005 First Edition

Course Material Author

Arthur W. Blume
Arthur W. Blume Ph.D. is a professor in the psychology department at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Arthur W. Blume 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 health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, counselors, social workers, physicians and nurses who seek knowledge about treating drug problems. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the biopsychosocial model.
  2. Identify the signs of a drug problem.
  3. Explain the importance of assessment in treatment.

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Course Number 101014
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