Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103114
About the Course:
This course examines the use of yoga meditation, and mindfulness in a school setting to prevent substance use and addiction. It includes: self-regulation as a risk and protective factor for substance use in adolescence, research on yoga for children and adults, yoga for substance use, yoga for youth in schools, impulsivity, emotional self-regulation, yoga intervention feasibility, immediate pre- to post-intervention effects, and long-term effects.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Evaluation of Yoga for Preventing Adolescent Substance Use Risk Factors in a Middle School Setting-A Preliminary Group- Randomized Controlled Trial created by Bethany Butzer, PhD and Amanda LoRusso, B.Sc in 2017.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Describe the usefulness of mindfulness-based practices in the prevention of adolescent substance use.
Identify the effects of yoga on impulsivity and emotional self-regulation, and willingness to use substances.
Summarize the feasibility of a yoga intervention.
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