Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101600
About the Course:
Female college students have increased their alcohol consumption rates. The current study sought to replicate the effectiveness of a female-specific motivational-enhancement group intervention and extended previous work by adding a six-month follow-up. The intervention included several motivational-enhancement components delivered in a group setting and included a group discussion of females-specific reasons for drinking.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Preventing Risky Drinking in First-Year College Women: Further Validation of a Female-Specific Motivational-Enhancement Group Intervention created by Joseph W. Labrie, Ph.D., Karen K. Huchting, M.A., Andrew Lac, M.S., Summer Tawalbeh, B.A., Alysha D. Thompson, B.A. and Mary E. Larimer, Ph.D. in 2009.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, Supplement No. 16, July 2009
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 preventing risky drinking in first-year college women. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss risky drinking among female college students, including motivations for drinking and the differences between men and women in the effects and metabolization of alcohol.
Describe the method employed by researchers examining the efficacy of a female-specific motivational-enhancement group intervention on preventing risky drinking behavior in first-year college women.
Discuss study results, including moderation effects on drinkers and non-drinkers at ten weeks and six-months post-intervention.
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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