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The Adolescent Addict (Chapters 1 - 4); and An Interview With Michael L. Dennis, Ph.D. (Chapters 1 - 3): From the HBO Video Series "Addiction"

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About the Course:

This course is based on two films from the HBO Video Series “Addiction.” **Separate links are provided for each of the two films.*

In The Adolescent Addict, two effective therapies are profiled.
Experts discuss how families can deal with the challenging dynamics of an addicted adolescent while at the same time seeking the right treatment.

In An Interview with Michael L. Dennis, Ph.D., Dr. Dennis, Senior Researcher at Chestnut Health Systems, discusses the vulnerability of an adolescent’s brain and the prevalence of co- occurring disorders in teen addiction. He cites various resources and organizations that can help parents find the proper treatment their child needs.

This course is based on the reading-based online, The Adolescent Addict (Chapters 1 – 4); and An Interview With Michael L. Dennis, Ph.D. (Chapters 1 – 3): From the HBO Video Series “Addiction” created by Sheila Nevins (producer)

Journal/Publisher:

Home Box Office, in association with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Publication Date:

March 2007

Course Material Author

Sheila Nevins (producer)

Sheila Nevins is President of Documentary and Family Programming for HBO and Cinemax. She earned a bachelor of the arts degree from Barnard College and a master of fine arts degree from Yale University. Nevins has overseen production of nearly 500 documentaries, earning 9 Oscars, 13 Primetime Emmys, 10 Academy Awards, 22 News and Documentary Emmys, and 18 George Foster Peabody awards for HBO and one personal George Foster Peabody award.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers, who seek knowledge about addiction in adolescents. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the importance of addressing addiction in adolescents and what parents of addicted children need to know.

  2. Describe the current state of adolescent addiction treatment and identify promising strategies for addressing the issue.

  3. Discuss factors to consider when looking for addiction treatment and what should occur when treatment has ended.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

1 CE credit hour

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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.

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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.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

1 CPD hour

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The Adolescent Addict

An Interview with Michael L. Dennis, Ph.D.

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17 members have taken this course

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