Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101176
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Adapting Offender Treatment for Special Populations provides a basic overview of treatment needs of offenders belonging to subgroups including women, men, and violent offenders; gay, lesbian, and bisexual offenders; clients with physical and sensory disabilities; older adults; people with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders; people with infectious diseases, and sex offenders. This course covers Chapter 6 only. Adobe pages 117-147.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Adapting Offender Treatment for Specific Populations: Substance Abuse Treatment for Adults in the Criminal Justice System TIP #44 created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 adapting offender treatment for specific populations. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.
Explain the relationship between substance abuse and violence.
Identify the different co-occurring disorders.
Describe the special considerations for each category of mental disorders.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
3 CE credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
3 CE credit hours
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)
3 CE credit hours
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)
3 CPD hours
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