Total CE Credit Hours: 1.25
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102760
About the Course:
This course examines substance abuse and psychiatric symptoms in Hispanic adolescents. Using a pool of treatment seeking Hispanic adolescents, the study used variables such as age, gender, preferred language, internal psychiatric disorders, external psychiatric disorders, mixed psychiatric disorders, type of drug, polysubstance use, and co-occurring disorders. Even in a community sample, these authors found that co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse was more common than not.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, The Comorbidity of Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders Among Hispanic Adolescents created by Karina A. Gattamorta, PhD, Maite P. Mena, PsyD, and Jordan B. Ainsley, MA in 2017.
Course Material Authors
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Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge. This content is at an intermediate level.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Acknowledge the likelihood of co-occurring disorders in the adolescent population.
- Identify which group initiated specific substance use earlier.
- Summarize which group is at the highest risk of use.
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