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The Addiction Treatment Workforce: Where We Are, Why We're Here, and Where We Need to Be

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About the Course:

This hour-long presentation, from SAMHSA’s Recovery Month webcast series, describes challenges to workforce development in the substance abuse treatment field. It presents strategies and incentives to recruit and retain professionals in the addiction treatment workforce.

**This course is based on the recorded webinar, The Addiction Treatment Workforce: Where We Are, Why We’re Here, and Where We Need to Be created by **

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

August 2, 2006

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

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

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the demographic makeup of the current addiction treatment workforce and discuss the turnover rate.
  2. Discuss motivations for both entering and leaving the addiction treatment field.
  3. Identify initiatives related to retaining and recruiting addiction clinicians.

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    Your certificate(s) will be available to download or email immediately when you pass the course exam and complete the evaluation.

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    Yes! Use the Help widget at the bottom-right of the screen anywhere on Addiction Counselor CE to search our help docs, or to ask our support team for help. Unlike most of our competitors, Addiction Counselor CE has live US-based support reps to help you by email, chat, or phone.

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