Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102516
About the Course:
This course examines the effects of high peak (binge) drinking on the 21st birthday. The study included a large sample of 599 college students. Surprisingly those who drank less at baseline show an increase in peak drinking at follow-up. Peak drinking on the 21st birthday showed increased consequences regardless of drinking at baseline and the effect was sustained throughout follow-up at 3, 6, 9 months and a year after the 21st birthday.
This course is based on the article, Does One Day of Drinking Matter? 21st Birthday Drinking Predicts Subsequent Drinking and Consequences created by Irene M. Geisner, PhD., et al. in 2017.
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Acknowledge the problem of peak drinking on the 21st birthday which results in alcohol consequences including alcohol poisoning.
- Identify the factors in suffering alcohol consequences.
- Extrapolate the effective interventions to reduce both peak drinking and alcohol consequences.
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