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Who Needs Treatment: An Overview of Addiction and Its Treatment (TAP Series 11) Chapter 1: Treatment for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse: Opportunities for Coordination

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About the Course:

The course provides basic information regarding alcohol and other drug abuse in the United States. The information presented provides background about the extent of alcohol/drug use, the addiction process, the recovery process, and opportunities to improve treatment approaches. This course also provides detailed information about the behaviors associated with various levels of alcohol/drug use.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Who Needs Treatment: An Overview of Addiction and Its Treatment (TAP Series 11) Chapter 1: Treatment for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse: Opportunities for Coordination created by US Department of Health and Human Services

Journal/Publisher:

US Department of Health and Human SErvices

Publication Date:

1994

Course Material Author

US Department of Health and Human Services

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This introductory level course is appropriate for social workers, counselors, mental health professionals, marriage and family therapists, and other professionals seeking basic knowledge of the alcohol and drug problem in the United States. This course provides information for those seeking to develop greater understanding of the impact of substance abuse, as well.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the process of addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

  2. Learn the symptoms and behavioral changes associated with substance use/abuse.

  3. Learn the extent of use/abuse of alcohol and other drugs in the United States.

  4. Develop knowledge of the recovery process and treatment approaches.

  5. Understand the trends in society related to use/abuse of alcohol and other drugs.

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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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Who Needs Treatment: An Overview of Addiction and Its Treatment (TAP Series 11); Chapter 1

Chapter 1 reads from page: 2 through 14.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101955
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.41 out of 5
952 members have taken this course

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