Total CE Credit Hours: 2.25
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102511
About the Course:
This article discusses specific issues women face for addiction and substance misuse due to both sex and gender issues. Biological processes place women at greater risk of addiction and death with some substances. They face barriers to treatment based on gender. Pregnancy poses its own special set of circumstances. This authors identify the issues related to each specific substance.
This course is based on the article, (TIP) 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder created by SAMHSA in 2018.
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Identify the substances for which women have a different biological reaction which places them at greater risk for addiction, severity, and a lower rate of recovery.
Acknowledge the issues with both addiction and recovery in pregnant women.
Recognize the increased risk of death women have by abusing certain drugs, and the barriers to treatment.
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