Total CE Credit Hours: 5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101111
About the Course:
This course includes an e-book, written by Haike Spiller, CRC, CASAC, that is designed to be used as a companion to the Touchtone Pictures film When a Man Loves a Woman and will explain, demonstrate, and guide participants in the application of knowledge about symptoms and diagnosis of alcohol abuse and dependence, treatment interventions, diversity and social, physiological, vocational, sexual, and spiritual implications of alcoholism, the effects of alcoholism on the family system, and how alcoholism manifests itself in women. The movie portrays a textbook example of the disorder and is valuable for learning about the disease.
Note: This course is based on an e-book which is available for purchase from BeneficialFilmGuides.com. Obtain this material by clicking “Get Course Material”. It’s not necessary to purchase the movie. It can be rented from a local video store. However, if you choose to purchase the DVD a link is provided for your convenience.
This course is based on the reading-based online article and , Alcohol Abuse and Dependence in Women: A Look At the Movie WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN: With Discussion About Diversity and Social, Physiological, Vocational, Sexual, Spiritual and Family Implications created by Haike Spiller, CRC, CASAC and Francine R Goldberg, Ph.D.
Beneficial Film Guides, Inc.
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about alcohol abuse and dependence in women and intervention strategies. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify symptoms and DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria for alcohol abuse and dependence, treatment modalities and interventions, especially detoxification and short-term in-patient programs.
Introduce the use of 12-Step programs, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, Adult Children of Alcoholics, Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA), as well as systems and dynamics of alcoholic families.
Understand the vocational, social, physiological, sexual and spiritual effects of alcohol abuse and dependence.
Understand alcoholism in diverse women and their specific treatment needs.
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