Total CE Credit Hours: 8
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101718
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About the Course:
Healing the Addicted Brain is a breakthrough work that focuses on treating drug and alcohol addiction as a biological disease—based on the Recovery Science program that has helped thousands of patients defeat their addictions over the past ten years. It combines the best behavioral addiction treatments with the latest scientific research into brain functions, providing tools and strategies designed to overcome the biological factors that cause addictive behavior along with proven treatments and medications.
This course is based on the book, Healing the Addicted Brain: The Revolutionary, Science-Based Alcoholism and Addiction Recovery Program created by Harold C. Urschel, III, M.D.
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about healing the addicted brain. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Acknowledge the disease concept as well as pro-addiction and pro-recovery thoughts.
Cite examples on combating triggers and cravings and identify the medications that initiate recovery and help maintain sobriety.
Discuss the 12-step recovery plan, and how to deal with difficult emotions as well as how to deal with dual diagnosis.
Analyze the recovering family, acknowledge the difference between lapse and relapse, and cite examples of health and nutrition in recovery.
Explain how one regains enjoyment and pleasure from sober living and true recovery.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
8 CE credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
8 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)
8 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)
8 CPD hours
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