Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102018
This course will soon be retired. When it is retired, it will no longer be available. This course will be retired in 73 days.
To complete this course for credit, your exam must be successfully completed by Dec 31, 2021.
This course was updated 17 days ago. If you're about to take the exam, you may benefit from reviewing the exam questions listed below before starting on the actual exam.
This is a classic course. Addiction Counselor CE retains a small number of "Classic Courses". These courses are based on materials that have an older publication date, but that retain enduring learning value and relevance today. We can recommend this course as valuable, but if you are looking for more recent material you might wish to choose a different one.
About the Course:
This course is based on research designed to address addiction to a wide variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs. It will discuss how addiction affects multiple brain circuits, including those that involved in reward and motivation, learning and memory, and inhibitory control over behavior. It is designed to serve as a resource for healthcare providers, family members, and others trying to aid patients in need of treatment for drug abuse or addiction.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research Based Guide created by National Institute on Drug Abuse in 2012.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Reprinted December 2012, 3rd Edition
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and others who seek knowledge about the problems faced by patients in need of treatment for drug abuse or addiction. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify principles of effective drug treatment.
Review the most frequently asked questions about drug addiction and drug treatment.
Summarize drug addiction treatment in the United States.
Describe evidence based approaches to drug addiction treatment.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
2 CE Credit hours
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
2 CE Credit hours
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)
2 CPD hours
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
2 CE Credit hours
CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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