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Treatment and Recovery: Reducing the Burden on the Justice System and Society

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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 **

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

July 2007

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 substance abuse and the criminal justice system. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify current and past challenges with substance abuse treatment as it relates to the criminal justice system.

  2. Discuss drug courts and their role in addressing the needs of criminally-involved substance users.

  3. Explain public policy needs in regard to substance abuse and criminal behavior.

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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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Treatment and Recovery: Reducing the Burden on the Justice System and Society

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Video is approximately one hour in length.

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Course Retired

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Course Number 101777
1 credit hour
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  • Recorded Webinar
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.62 out of 5
26 members have taken this course

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