Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101605
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About the Course:
This course is based on three NIDA Notes articles. NIDA Notes is a large collection of brief relevant articles focusing on current drug abuse treatment evidence.
Brain Activity Patterns Signal Risk of Relapse to Methamphetamine
explains how methamphetamine abusers who relapse after treatment appear to make decisions using different brain regions than those who remain abstinent.
Community-Based Treatment Benefits Methamphetamine Abusers
reveals how methamphetamine abusers can achieve long-term abstinence with the help of standard community-based drug abuse treatment.
Mood Disorders in Methamphetamine Abusers Linked to Changes in Brain Metabolism
describes how methamphetamine abuse and addiction do NOT exist in isolation, and this study suggests that associated depression and anxiety also must be addressed in treatment.
All three articles are contained in the same PDF
This course is based on the reading-based online, Methamphetamine Research: Collection II (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Brain Activity Pattens Signal Risk of Relapse to Methamphetamine; Article 2: Community-Based Treatment Benefits Methamphetamine Abusers; Article 3: Mood Disorders in Methamphetamine Abusers Linked to Changes in Brain Metabolism created by Lori Whitten and Patrick Zickler
December 2004 and April 2006
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 how brain activity patterns signal risk of relapse to methamphetamine; how community-based treatment benefits methamphetamine abusers, and how mood disorders in methamphetamine abusers is linked to changes in brain metabolism. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe how brain activity patterns signal risk of relapse to methamphetamine.
Recall how community-based treatment benefits methamphetamine abusers.
Explain how mood disorders in methamphetamine abusers is linked to changes in the brain metabolism.
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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