Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103088
About the Course:
This course examines identifying, screening, and assessing substance misuse in older adults. It includes: Challenges to identification, screening, and assessment; screening for misuse in older adults, screening for co-occurring disorders and conditions; communicating screening results; conducting brief assessments and interventions; conducting full assessments for substance misuse; and treatment planning, referrals, and treatments. This is a clinical based course.
This course is based on the reading-based online, TIP 26-Treating Substance Use Disorder in Older Adults-Chapter 3 created by SAMHSA in 2020.
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Identify two challenges to the screening and assessing of SUD in older adults.
Describe two effective evidence-based screenings for both substance misuse and co-occurring disorders, including cognitive impairment.
Produce an effective treatment plan for an older adult with SUD and co-occurring disorders.
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