Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101481
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About the Course:
Research on the components of substance abuse treatment programs for addicts and/or offenders that reduce substance abuse and/or recidivism has grown tremendously over the last two decades. Systematic and expert reviews of the correctional literature have identified the components of programs that are likely to reduce recidivism. This article estimates the extent and organizational correlates of evidence-based practices (EPBs) in correctional facilities and community-based substance abuse treatment programs that manage drug-involved adult offenders.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Evidence-Based Treatment Practices for Drug Involved Adults in the Criminal Justice System created by Peter D. Friedmann, MD, MPH, Faye S. Taxman, PhD, and Craig E. Henderson, PhD
Journal/Publisher:National Institutes of Health
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about evidence-based treatment practices for drug-involved adults in the criminal justice system. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss the growing consensus of what constitutes effective drug abuse treatment programming for criminal offenders.
- Identify methods used in the reported study, including sample, data collection, and data analysis.
- Describe results of the reported study, including differences between prison, jail, and community-based programs.
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