Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103110
About the Course:
The co-occurrence of childhood trauma and substance abuse problems in general populations has been explored in past research. The authors of this study designed a qualitative research study of men in Iceland with histories of both trauma and drug abuse. Several interrelationships between the experience of trauma and drug abuse among men are explored in the five major themes generated from individual interviews with men with substance abuse histories. The authors also provide guidance towards improvement of trauma-informed therapy with men with substance abuse histories.
This course is based on the reading-based online, “This Is the Result of Something Else”: Experiences of Men That Abused Drugs and Had Experienced Childhood Trauma created by Margret Torshamar Georgsdottier, et al. in 2021.
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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:
- Identify the consequences of childhood trauma and the effect on mental health following childhood trauma
- Describe five major themes relevant to the relationship between trauma and drug abuse in men
- Describe how the results of this study can inform and improve overall drug abuse treatment in men with trauma histories
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