Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101181
About the Course:
Youth gangs: An Overview provides an overview of the problems that youth gangs pose. It pinpoints the differences between youth gangs and adult criminal organizations, examines the risk factors that lead to youth gang membership, and presents promising strategies being used to curb youth gang involvement.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Youth Gangs: An Overview: Juvenile Justice Bulletin created by James C. Howell
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
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 an overview of youth gangs. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Understand the history and demographic characteristics of youth gangs.
Describe the scope of the youth gang problems.
Explain why youth join gangs.
Identify the correlation of youth gangs and violence.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
2 CE credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
2 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)
2 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)
2 CPD hours
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