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Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide: Drug Addiction Treatment in the United States

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About the Course:

Three decades of scientific research and clinical practice have yielded a variety of effective approaches to drug addiction treatment. Extensive data document that drug addiction treatment is as effective as are treatments for most other similarly chronic medical conditions. Research also has revealed a set of overarching principles that characterize the most effective drug abuse and addiction treatments and their implementation. To share the results of this extensive body of research, the National Institute on Drug Abuse prepared this guide. Adobe pages covered in this course are 23-33.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide: Drug Addiction Treatment in the United States created by National Institute on Drug Abuse

Journal/Publisher:

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Publication Date:

July, 2000

Course Material Author

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about research-based principles of drug addiction treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the differences between agonist maintenance programs and narcotic antagonist treatment.

  2. Identify the considerations involved in choosing an outpatient versus a residential drug treatment program.

  3. Describe common methods of treating criminal-justice involved drug abusers and addicts.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

1 CE credit hour

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American Psychological Association (APA)

1 CE credit hour

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

1 CE credit hour

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

1 CPD hour

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Article: Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment

This public domain article is reproduced from the National Institute for Drug Abuse

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Course Retired
Course Number 101103
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.28 out of 5
47 members have taken this course

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