Total CE Credit Hours: 2.75
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102710
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About the Course:
This course covers chapter 6 of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)/SAMHSA publication entitled Substance Abuse Treatment: Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP 51): Addressing the Specific Needs of Women. Chapter 6 covers substance abuse among specific population groups and settings. TIP 51 is an in-depth guide that assists providers in offering screening, assessment, and treatment to women living with substance use disorders. This guide reviews gender-specific research and best practices, such as common patterns of initial use and specific treatment issues and strategies to utilize when working with women who use/abuse substances. Specific recommendations are provided to assist clinicians and administrators in developing and maintaining trauma-informed therapeutic healing programs designed to meet the specific needs of female clients.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women: Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP 51) Specific Population Groups created by Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), part of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for all behavioral/mental health professionals who are seeking additional knowledge about the prevention and treatment of substance use/misuse/addiction, particularly as these topics impact women. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss the ways in which gender-appropriate and culturally responsive health care improves both short- and long-term outcomes for clients in substance abuse treatment.
- Identify and discuss the critical racial and ethnic disparities in health that result in different outcomes or consequences for some groups.
- Describe and discuss the available substance-related research for women in specific racial and ethnic groups, settings, and special populations in the United States across four domains: demographics, substance abuse patterns, clinical treatment issues, and resiliency factors.
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