Total CE Credit Hours: 4
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101662
About the Course:
Understanding the Addicted Brain From Science to Service relates how research advances made over the past several decades have led to a better understanding of the full complexity of drug abuse and addiction and have built a sound scientific foundation on which to design prevention and treatment stragies that work. In addition to advancing the science base about drug abuse and addiction, it is equally critical that the knowledge gained from research be moved from the laboratory to the community. This book covers the following topics: Addiction and the brain; the role of genetics; impact of brain scans; drugs, alcohol and the brain; stress and addiction; impact of gender, violence and comorbidity, and understanding adolescent addiction.
This course is based on the book, Understanding the Addicted Brain: From Science to Service created by Carlton K. Erickson, Ph.D., Nora D. Volkow, M.D., and Daniel D. Squires, M.S., M.P.H.
Manisses Communication Group, Inc.
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 understanding the addicted brain. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe addiction and the brain, the role of genetics, and the impact of brain scans.
Recall the different types of drugs and the impact they have on the brain.
Explain the effects of stress on alcohol consumption and the impact of gender, violence, and comorbidity.
Acknowledge adolescent addiction and alcohol dependence.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
4 CE credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
4 CE credit hours
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)
4 CE credit hours
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)
4 CPD hours
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