A DEA Resources Guide to Drugs of Abuse (3 CE)

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This course is for:  Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists

Course By: Virginia Beaufort, Ph.D., LMHC

Content By: Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice

United States (2018). Drugs of abuse: A DEA resource guide. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration.

Course Description:

This course provides information about the most widely abused substances.  The Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice provide a historical review of the Controlled Substance Act to better explain how various substances are scheduled.  Federal trafficking penalties are presented before a review of drug classes that include: narcotics, stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, marijuana, steroids, and inhalants.  The section on drugs of concern provides information about DXM, Kratom, and Salvia Divinorum.  Finally, the resource guide concludes with a section on designer drugs such as Bath Salts, K2/Spice, and Synthetic Opioids.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Summarize drugs of abuse from the perspective of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice.
  2. Describe how substances are scheduled and placed into a particular drug class.
  3. Discuss federal trafficking penalties with clients.

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction to the Controlled Substance Act
  2. Drug Scheduling
  3. Federal Trafficking Penalties
  4. Introduction to Drug Classes
  5. Drugs of Concern
  6. Designer Drugs

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