Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101661
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.
Combination Treatment Extends Marijuana Abstinence
describes how vouchers provide a strong incentive for abstinence during treatment, and cognitive-behavioral therapy helps patients maintain abstinence after treatment ends.
Sertraline Does Not Help Methamphetamine Abusers Quit
describes how selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors do not relieve the depressive symptoms of methamphetamine withdrawal and may produce unpleasant side effects.
NIDA’s Newest Division Mines Clinical Applications From Basic Research
acknowledges how NIDA’s Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research (DCNBR) identifies, validates, and explores the clinical implications of basic science discoveries.
All three articles are contained in one PDF.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Drug Abuse Treatment Evidence: Collection VII (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Combination Treatment Extends Marijuana Abstinence; Article 2: Sertraline Does Not Help Methamphetamine Abusers Quit; and Article 3: NIDA’s Newest Division Mines Clinical Applications From Basic Research created by Debra P. Davis and Elizabeth Ashton
March 2008; and October 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 how combination treatment extends marijuana abstinence; how sertraline does not help methamphetamine abusers quit; and how NIDA’s newest division mines clinical applications from basic research. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Recognize how the combination treatment of vouchers and cognitive-behavioral therapy extends marijuana abstinence.
Explain how sertraline does not help methamphetamine abusers quit.
Describe how NIDA’s Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research (DCNBR) identifies, validates, and explores the clinical implications of basic science discoveries.
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
Drug Abuse Treatment Evidence: Collection VII (NIDA Notes)
Article 1: Combination Treatment Extends Marijuana Abstinence
Article 2: Sertraline Does Not Help Methamphetamine Abusers Quit
Article 3: NIDA’s Newest Division Mines Clinical Applications From Basic Research
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