Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101249
About the Course:
This article first summarizes the diagnostic criteria for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It then examines the hypothesis that ADHD is a casual factor in the development of problematic alcohol consumption. Finally, it reviews some preliminary research suggesting that ADHD and its treatment may have important implications for the prevention and treatment of alcohol-related problems.
This course is based on the reading-based online, The Clinically Meaningful Link Between Alcohol Use and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder created by Brooke S. G. Molina, William E. Pelham, Jr., and Bradley H. Smith
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the link between alcohol use and ADHD. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the diagnostic criteria for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Explain the causal link between ADHD and alcohol use and abuse.
Describe the mediators between ADHD and alcohol use and abuse.
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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