Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102560
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 examines treating clients with both depression and substance abuse in early recovery. It includes: an overview, consensus panel recommendations, substance abuse scope of practice, framework, the nature of depressive symptoms, the relationship between depressive symptoms and withdrawal, the relationship between depressive symptoms and substance abuse disorder, suicidality, approaches of psychological interventions for working with depressive symptoms, preparing yourself to work with depressive symptoms, screening and assessment, treatment planning, treatment, continuing care and treatment termination.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, TIP 48-Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abuse Clients During Early Recovery-Screening and Treatment created by SAMHSA in 2014.
Course Material Author
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 correlation between substance abuse and depression.
- Identify the various effective approaches in the treatment of these two co-occurring disorders.
- Summarize the role of medication in treating depression.
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What do I have to do to complete the course?
To complete the course, review the course objectives, then review the material, and then pass the exam with a score of 75% or greater and lastly complete an evaluation.
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