Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101650
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About the Course:
This course is based on two NIDA Notes articles. NIDA Notes is a large collection of brief, relevant articles focusing on current drug abuse treatment evidence.
Teen Drug Abuse Continues Its Three-Year Decline
recalls how drug abuse among the Nation’s youth declined by almost 7 percent from 2003 to 2004, continuing an encouraging trend that began in 2001.
Marijuana Abuse: Age of Initiation, Pleasure of Response Foreshadow Young Adult Outcomes
describes the findings from two recent studies that looked at adult outcomes associated with marijuana abuse in adolescence.
Both articles are contained in one PDF.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Marijuana Research: Collection III (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Teen Drug Abuse Continues Its Three-Year Decline; Article 2: Marijuana Abuse: Age of Initiation, Pleasure of Response Foreshadow Young Adult Outcomes created by NIDA Staff and Robin Eisner
May 2005 and January 2005
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 teen drug abuse continues its three-year decline, and how the correlation of the age of initiation in regard to marijuana abuse foreshadows young adult outcomes. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the key substance abuse patterns that emerged between 2001 and 2004.
Explain the finding from two recent studies that looked at adult outcomes associated with marijuana abuse in adolescence.
Describe the positive initial response to marijuana, and how it was later linked to dependence.
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
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
0.5 CE credit hours
CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Marijuana Research: Collection III (NIDA Notes)
Article 1: Teen Drug Abuse Continues Its Three-Year Decline
Article 2: Marijuana Abuse: Age of Initiation, Pleasure of Response Foreshadow Young Adult Outcomes
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