Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101777
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About the Course:
This hour-long presentation, from SAMHSA’s Recovery Month webcast series, looks at the burden that alcohol and drug addiction puts on the criminal justice system. It explores the practical and economic benefits to society when the criminal justice system offers treatment and recovery support for offenders with substance abuse problems.
**This course is based on the recorded webinar, Treatment and Recovery: Reducing the Burden on the Justice System and Society created by **
Publication Date:July 2007
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about substance abuse and the criminal justice system. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify current and past challenges with substance abuse treatment as it relates to the criminal justice system.
- Discuss drug courts and their role in addressing the needs of criminally-involved substance users.
- Explain public policy needs in regard to substance abuse and criminal behavior.
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