Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102591
About the Course:
This course examines a singular effective treatment for co-occurring PTSD and addiction. The authors chose to study women, as they prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder is markedly higher in women with substance abuse disorder (both alcohol abuse and drug abuse) as compared to men. Women also have a higher prevalence of PTSD due to higher rates of trauma. The random controlled trial used conditions of Seeking Safety (a version of CBT) with treatment as usual (TAU) relapse prevention training with TAU, and TAU alone with PTSD severity, alcohol severity, drug severity, number of substance free days, emotion regulation and depression.
This course is based on the article, A multisite randomized controlled trial of Seeking Safety vs. Relapse Prevention Training for women with co-occurring posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use disorders created by Ingo Schäfer, et al. in 2019.
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 cooccurrence between PTSD and SUD, particularly in women.
- Identify the most effective treatment of those studied.
- Recognize which treatment is best matched to each desired outcome.
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