Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101469
About the Course:
This brief addresses research findings related to substance abuse treatment and prevention among Hispanics and will make research information more available to service providers. The document summarizes existing data and studies included in the National Strategic Plan on Hispanic Drug Abuse Research: From the Molecule to the Community funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) (Grant No. 045270).
This course is based on the reading-based online, Drug Abuse Among Hispanics: A Brief Evidence-Based Guide for Providers created by Keith A. Trujillo, Ph.D., Patricia Molina, M.D., Daniel Santisteban, Ph.D., Hortensia Amaro, Ph.D., Dharma E. Cortes, Ph.D., Barbara Lopez, Ph.D., Hilda Panton, Ph.D., and Felipe Gonzalez Castro, Ph.D.
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 drug abuse among Hispanics. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss the prevalence of drug use among Hispanics.
Identify the effects of drugs of use on the brain, and especially on adolescent brain development.
Describe drug use prevention efforts for Hispanic adolescents.
Identify methods of treatment for Hispanics with drug abuse problems.
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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