Total CE Credit Hours: 1.25
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102995
About the Course:
This course discusses whether addiction is a disease. The author proposes the disease model of addiction is flawed. Instead he proposes a brain development model shaped through learning, neuroplasticity, self-organization of the brain, and lack of delay discounting.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Addiction and the Brain-Development, Not Disease created by Marc Lewis in 2017.
2017 Jan 2017
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge the flaws in the disease model.
Identify the mechanisms and processes in the brain that underpin addiction.
Summarize the author’s model and the underlying neurological mechanisms put forth.
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