Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102687
About the Course:
This webinar is one in a series of educational videos for professionals presented by the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence as part of the Integrative Services Project. This course discusses why substance abuse assessment is a critical component of advocacy; describes how and when to do basic substance use screening in a trauma-informed manner; and identifies how to incorporate information gained from a client into your advocacy toward their personal goals.
This course is based on the article, Substance Abuse Assessment: Why, How, and What Do You Do With It? created by Silvia Benitez, 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.
This course is recommended for all behavioral/mental health professionals and advocates who are seeking additional knowledge about the screening/assessment and treatment of substance use/misuse/addiction. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss why substance abuse assessment is a critical component of advocacy.
- Describe how and when to do basic substance use screening in a trauma-informed manner;
- Identify and discuss how to incorporate information gained from a client into your advocacy toward their personal goals.
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