Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101907
About the Course:
Legal and Ethical Issues (TIP 26, Appendix A: Substance Abuse Among Older Adults (TIP 26), presents treatment providers with much-needed information about a population that is underdiagnosed and underserved. This course addresses the interplay between patient autonomy and the provider’s mission, and discusses privacy and confidentiality issues.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Legal and Ethical Issues (TIP 26, Appendix A): Substance Abuse Among Older Adults (TIP 26) created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
1998; reprinted 2008
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 legal and ethical issues in the substance abuse treatment of older adults. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss the interplay between the autonomy of older adult patients and the provider’s treatment mission.
Describe federal and state laws regarding the privacy and confidentiality of substance abuse treatment records and discuss exceptions to the regulations.
Identify strategies for dealing with common privacy- and confidentiality-related treatment situations.
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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