Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101558
About the Course:
Drug Abuse Among Hispanics is a guide that provides user-friendly information on what is known about the prevalence of drug use among Hispanics. It discusses the effects of drugs of use on the brain, especially on adolescent brain development. Included in this guide is the drug use prevention for Hispanic adolescents and the treatment of Hispanics with drug abuse problems.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Drug Abuse Among Hispanics: A Brief Evidence-Based Guide for Providers created by Hortensia Amaro, Ph.D., Dharma E. Cortés, Ph.D., Felipe González Castro, Ph.D., Barbara López, Ph.D., Patricia E. Molina, MD, Ph.D., Hilda Pantín, Ph.D., Daniel A. Santisteban, Ph.D., and Keith A. Trujillo, Ph.D.
May 1, 2007
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 an introductory to intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the prevalence of drug use among Hispanics and the effects of drugs on the brain and on adolescent brain development.
Acknowledge the drug use preventive interventions for Hispanic adolescents.
Explain the treatment of 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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