Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101044
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Many researchers and clinicians consider craving an important contributor to the development and maintenance of alcoholism. Understanding the exact nature of craving has been difficult. Nonetheless, scientists have accumulated a large amount of data on its mechanisms and manifestations. This Alcohol alert reviews how this information has stimulated the development of psychological and pharmacological approaches for maintaining abstinence among alcoholics during and after treatment,
This course is based on the reading-based online, Craving Research: Implications for Treatment: Alcohol Alert #54 created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
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 alcohol craving and it’s implications for treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe the three models of craving.
Explain how craving may arise in part from persistent nervous system changes that leave the alcoholics brain vulnerable to relapse drinking.
Describe the two alcoholism therapies for achieving and maintaining abstinence.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1 CE credit hour
American Psychological Association (APA)
1 CE credit hour
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)
1 CE credit hour
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)
1 CPD hour
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
0.5 CE credit hours
CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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