Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101362
About the Course:
The criminal justice system has experienced substantial growth over the past decade. The growing correctional population includes a large number of individuals with special treatment needs. This publication addresses the prevalence of co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders in jails.
This course is based on the reading-based online, The Prevalence of Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders in Jails created by The GAINS Center
The GAINS Center
Spring 2002/Revised Winter 2004
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 the prevalence of co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders in jails. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the prevalence rates of mental disorders among male and female detainees and the distribution of disorders among genders.
Discuss the rate of substance use disorders among those entering jails and the comparative rates of alcohol and drug use disorders.
Explain the prevalence of co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders in the jail population.
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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