Total CE Credit Hours: 2.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103122
About the Course:
This course examine the treatment for stimulant use disorders. It includes: current stimulant use in the united states, importance of science in building future treatments, substance use disorders neurobiology, the reward system for positive reinforcement, drug craving and memory, role of technologies, stimulant use and the brain, stimulants’ mechanism of action, general effects of stimulants, effects of route of administration, psychological and neurocognitive effects, cocaine, methamphetamine, prescription stimulant medications, and assessment and diagnosis.
This course is based on the reading-based online, TIP 33 Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders-How Stimulants Affect the Brain created by SAMHSA in 2021.
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Describe the rising implications of stimulant misuse.
Identify the differences in use, misuse and chronic misuses of cocaine, methamphetamines, and prescription stimulants.
Summarize recommended treatments for stimulant misuse.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
2.5 CE credit hours
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
2.5 CE credit hours
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
2.5 CPD hours
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