Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101592
About the Course:
Gender, family history, comorbid psychiatric and substance use disorders, and age all influence a person’s risk for alcoholism. In addition, these factors interact with alcoholism to influence neurocognitive functioning following detoxification. This article examines these factors and considers how they interact with each other.
This course is based on the reading-based online, The Role of Selected Factors in the Development and Consequences of Alcohol Dependence created by Rebecca Gilbertson; Robert Prather; and Sara Jo Nixon, Ph.D.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Alcohol Research and Health, Volume 21, Number 4, 2008
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 role of selected factors in the development and consequences of alcohol dependence. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe the role that gender and family history play in alcohol dependence and on alcohol’s effects on the brain.
Discuss alcohol dependence and brain effects as they relate to psychiatric comorbidity and comorbid substance use.
Explain how age plays a role in alcohol dependence and associated consequences.
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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