Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101046
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Even from the first drink, individuals differ in their response to alcohol. Genetics research is helping us understand how genes shape the metabolic and behavioral response to alcohol and what makes one person more vulnerable to addiction than another. An understanding of the genetic underpinnings of alcoholism can help us identify those at risk and, in the long term, provide the foundation for tailoring prevention and treatment according to the particular physiology of each individual.
This course is based on the reading-based online, The Genetics of Alcoholism: Alcohol Alert #60 created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the genetics of alcoholism. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Explain the genetics of alcoholism.
Describe how most of the information on potential alcohol-related genes has come from research on animals.
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
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