Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101550
About the Course:
The Epidemiology of Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Disorders is presented in two parts. Part 1 is intended for non-scientists and explains what epidemiology is and how it can be used by practioners, administrators, and policymakers. Part 1 also presents some highlights from past epidemiologic studies of co-occurring disorders (COD) and introduces three major national studies that are regularly used as sources of information on the nature and extent of COD problems in the United States. Part 2 presents some detailed technical information on these three studies and is intended for audiences who have some familiarity with epidemiologic methods.
This course is based on the reading-based online, The Epidemiology of Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Disorders (Overview Paper 8) created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
SAMHSA’s Co-Occurring Center for Excellance
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 epidemiology of co-occurring substance use and mental disorders. It is appropriate for an introductory level of participants’ knowledge.
Define epidemiology and tell why it is needed.
Explain the major aims of the three national epidemiologic studies which include NCS-R, NSDUH, and NESARC.
Discuss the main similarities and differences in the methods and findings of the epidemiologic studies inclusive of NCS-R, NSDUH, and NESARC.
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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