Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101739
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This course is based on two films from the HBO Video Series “Addiction.” **Separate links are provided for each of the two films.*
In Understanding Relapse, experts explain that relapse is not the failure of treatment but part of the disorder. Through repeated drug use, the brain’s “stop” system has been compromised, making it difficult to resist drug triggers. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), recognized as the most successful technique for strengthening the brain’s “stop” system, is discussed.
In An Interview With Kathleen T. Brady, M.D., Ph.D., Dr. Brady, a professor of psychiatry at the Medical School of the University South Carolina and an expert in addiction and co-occurring psychiatric disorders, discusses factors that can lead to addiction or relapse.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Understanding Relapse (Chapters 1 – 3); and An Interview With Kathleen T. Brady, M.D., Ph.D. (Chapters 1 – 3): From the HBO Video Series “Addiction” created by Sheila Nevins (producer)
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
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 factors related to the development of substance use disorders and addiction relapse. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Explain the role of the brain’s “stop” and “go” systems in the development of addiction.
Discuss the development of anhedonia and it’s role in relapse.
Describe the role of cognitive behavioral therapy in the treatment of addiction and the prevention of relapse.
Identify factors that are important in recovery from addiction, the period of time in which the risk for relapse is high, and obstacles to getting treatment.
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
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