Total CE Credit Hours: 2.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103087
About the Course:
This course examines substance use disorder in the older adult population. It includes: an overview and scope of the substance misuse problem in older adults, screening and diagnosis, treatment, and general principles of care.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, TIP 26- Overview of Treating Substance Use Disorder in Older Adults created by SAMHSA in 2020.
Publication Date:Jan 2020
Course Material Author
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:
- List two reasons that older adults require specialized treatment for SUDs.
- Identify three treatment practices that more effectively treat older adults with SUD.
- Summarize the administrative, training, and policy changes that are necessary to more effectively treat older adults.
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