Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101359
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While attention has begun to focus on the mental health and substance recovery needs of youth in the juvenile justice system in general, little emphasis has been given to the gender-specific needs of adolescent girls. In an effort to provide an overview of existing prevalence rates, trends, characteristics, risk factors and future challenges for discussion, the National GAINS Center prepared a report. This publication provides a summary of that report, followed by a presentation of critical issues that emerged from collaborative efforts. The last section discusses specific recommendations for enhancing joint efforts in supporting gender-specific, culturally and developmentally sensitive policy and practice.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Improving Policy and Practice for Adolescent Girls With Co-Occurring Disorders in the Juvenile Justice System created by Laura Prescott
The GAINS Center
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 improving policy and practice for adolescent girls with co-occurring disorders in the juvenile justice system. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify gender and age-specific issues involving female adolescents with co-occurring disorders in the juvenile justice system.
Explain policy and practice recommendations regarding gender-specific and culturally sensitive programs and practices, including intervention protocols and procedures.
Discuss training and dissemination of policy and practice recommendations and issues related to research and evaluation.
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)
1.25 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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