Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102850
About the Course:
This course examines alcohol consumption, brain development, high-intensity drinking, and underage drinking in college students and adolescents. It includes: definitions of binge drinking, acute adverse consequences of binge drinking, prevalence of adolescent binge dinking, trends in prevalence in the US, international surveys of adolescent binge-drinking prevalence, dinking prevalence by demographic characteristics, developmental context, binge drinking trajectories in adolescence, correlates of adolescent binge-drinking trajectories: risk factors and young-adult outcomes, neuro-cognitive consequences, and implications for prevention and intervention.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Adolescent Binge Drinking-Developmental Context and Opportunities for Prevention created by Tammy Chung, Ph.D., Kasey G. Creswell, Ph.D., and Rachel Bachrach, Ph.D. in 2018.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge the problem and consequences of adolescent binge drinking.
Identify social, legal, and community factors that contribute to or decrease alcohol trajectory.
Summarize the most effective setting and time frame in which to address alcohol consumption.
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