Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101091
About the Course:
The National Institute on Drug Abuse focuses on risks for drug abuse and other problem behaviors that occur throughout a child’s development. Prevention interventions designed and tested to address risks can help children at every step along their developmental path. Research funded by NIDA and other organizations shows that early intervention can prevent many adolescent risk behaviors. This course covers Chapter 1 of this research-based guide. Adobe pages covered are 6-10.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Preventing Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders: Risk Factors and Protective Factors created by Elizabeth B. Robertson, Ph.D., et al.
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 preventing drug use among children and adolescents. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify common risk and protective factors that influence children and adolescents to use or avoid drugs and alcohol.
Describe early signs of risk that may predict later drug abuse.
Explain how and when drug abuse starts and progresses.
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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