Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101767
About the Course:
This hour-long video presentation, from SAMHSA’s Recovery Month webcast series, clarifies the link between the substance abuse treatment and criminal justice systems. It examines alcohol and drug addiction treatment services available in the criminal justice system, including screening, drug courts, relapse response, and re-entry support.
**This course is based on the recorded webinar, Addiction and the Justice System: Deciphering the Maze created by **
Publication Date:July 5, 2006
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about addiction and the justice system. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss overlap in the addiction and justice fields, including the rate of inmates with addiction problems and the function of drug courts.
- Describe ways to expand and improve addiction treatment and drug court systems.
- Explain the financial benefits that drug courts can provide to society.
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