Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101269
About the Course:
This document is intended to provide a basic understanding of the unique issues women with co-occurring disorders face and how to incorporate gender-specific and trauma-specific services into diversion/specialty court programs.
This course is based on the reading-based online, The Special Needs of Women With Co-Occurring Disorders Diverted From the Criminal Justice System created by Hills, Holly A., Ph.D.
National GAINS Center and the TAPA Center for Jail Diversion
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 women with co-occurring disorders diverted from the criminal justice system. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss gender-specific and trauma-informed diversion programs and specialty courts.
Explain the special needs of women with co-occurring disorders in the criminal justice system and the barriers to treatment that exist.
Identify the logistical considerations of treating incarcerated women who have custody of children at the time of their arrest.
Describe the affect of trauma on women and the need for trauma-sensitive treatment programs.
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
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
1.5 CE credit hour
CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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