Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102815
About the Course:
Using the opioid epidemic, the authors argue the importance for considering both conscious and unconscious processes in understanding the ethical framework of addiction. The authors hypothesize that in addition to identified Central Nervous System’s neuronal/neurochemical factors contributing to addictive dynamics, the socio-economic status plays a causal role. This theory provides a strong base for a socio-political form of responsibility for preventing and managing addiction crisis.
This course is based on the article, (Drug Addiction: From Neuroscience to Ethics created by Michele Farisco, et al. in 2018.
Publication Date:Frontiers in Psychiatry Nov 2018
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:
- Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to differentiate between the conscious and unconscious processes contributing to addiction.
- Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to distinguish the ethical role of medical practitioners in the prescription of opioids.
- Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to identify the role socio-cultural status plays in the brains reward system.
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