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Tip 26-Treating Substance Use Disorder in Older Adults-Treating Alcohol Misuse

About the Course:

This course examines treating alcohol use in older adults for providers. It includes: alcohol misuse among older adults, screening and assessment, continuum of care, treatment approaches suited to older adults, recovery management, and clinical scenarios.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Tip 26-Treating Substance Use Disorder in Older Adults-Chapter 4 created by SAMHSA in 2020.

Publication Date:

43831 Jan 2020

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Course Creator

Stephen H. Crane MA

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe how older adults can benefit from specialized screening, assessment and treatment of AUD.

  2. Identify which tools are appropriate to screen for AUD in older adults.

  3. Summarize treatment approaches that are affective in treating AUD in older adults.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

3 CE credit hours

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

3 CE credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

3 CPD hours

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Course Material

Course begins on page 87 of this document. The test only covers Chapter 4 of the TIP.

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Course Number 103099
3 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: $17.91 No exam fee with a membership package!
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36 members have taken this course

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