Total CE Credit Hours: 2.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103191
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About the Course:
The prevalence rates of substance use (SU) among individuals with mild to borderline intellectual disability (MBID) range from nearly non-existent to highly prevalent. This could be due to changes in methodology between various studies. Even though SU has become increasingly popular among people with MBID, addiction medicine has mostly overlooked the topic. This course focuses on addressing the prevalence, assessment, and treatment of substance use (SU) among children, adolescents, and adults with mild to borderline intellectual disability (MBID). This is accomplished by using the research articles on the material tab.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, “A Systematic Review of Substance Use (Disorder) in Individuals with Mild to Borderline Intellectual Disability” by Dr. Neomi van Duijvenbode and Dr. Joanne E.L. VanDerNagel and “Substance use among individuals with mild intellectual disability or borderline intellectual functioning in residential care: Examining the relationship between drinking motives and substance use” by Dr. Esmée P. Schijven et al.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Substance Use Among Individuals With Mild Or Borderline Intellectual Disability created by Dr. Esmée P. Schijven, Dr. Robert Didden, Dr. Neomi van Duijvenbode, and Dr. Joanne E.L. VanDerNagel in 2019.
Eur Addict Res 2019;25:263–282; J Appl Res Intellect Disabil. 2019;32:871–878.
Course Material Authors
Addiction professionals, counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for beginners.
Examine the relationship between substance use in individuals with MID‐BIF and their motives for substance use.
Describe the prevalence, assessment, and treatment of SU(D) among children, adolescents, and adults with MBID.
Identify risk factors associated with developing SUD and Identify the barriers individuals with MBID often experience with SUD treatment.
This course is made up of two research articles. You must read both articles to complete the test questions.
Substance use among individuals with mild intellectual disability or borderline intellectual functioning in residential care: Examining the relationship between drinking motives and substance use
References begin on page 877.
A Systematic Review of Substance Use (Disorder) in Individuals with Mild to Borderline Intellectual Disability
References begin on page 20.
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