Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102580
About the Course:
The course examines the assessment of cannabis dependence. It includes assessing marijuana use, assessment session protocol, specifically the TLFB and calendar, role playing, determining tolerance, withdrawal, impaired control, the marijuana problem scale, and the reasons for quitting questionnaire. All the screening and assessment tool forms are located at the end of the section.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Brief Counseling for Marijuana Dependence-Assessment created by SAMHSA in 2012.
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Recognize the questionnaires and assessment tools that are effective for marijuana dependence.
Identify TLFB and how best to use it.
Summarize tolerance, withdrawal symptoms and impaired control.
Describe DSM -5 changes for diagnosing substance abuse
Course Material in PDF format
This exam only covers Section 4 and the material below.
References begin on page 191.
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