Total CE Credit Hours: 4
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103124
About the Course:
This course examines approaches to treatment and practical application of treatment strategies in stimulant use disorder. It includes: how to measure effectiveness, documented psychosocial treatment approaches, treatment approaches with supported research, case management and coordinated care, other interventions with supported research, other models of psychosocial treatment, clinical issues to consider, people with stimulant disorders seeking treatment, treatment needs of people with cocaine use versus methamphetamine use versus prescription stimulant misuse, maximizing treatment engagement, assessment procedures to enhance treatment engagement, staff skills to enhance treatment engagement, treatment, strategies for engagement, strategies to treatment initiation, strategies for stabilization, strategies for maintenance, other strategies useful in maintaining abstinence, and next steps.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, TIP 33 Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders-Treatment Approaches and Strategies 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 validated treatment approaches.
Identify specific treatment needs based on the stimulant used.
Summarize strategies for stabilization, maintenance, and abstinence.
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