Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment

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Description:

Credits:  3 CE Credit Hours

Course Developed By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Course Description: This course addresses addiction to a variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and prescription drugs. It provides answers to frequently asked questions about drug addiction and describes available treatment options for substance users and their families.

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741

Course Level: Intermediate

Course Developed By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Jennifer Kolb, LCSW; Social Work Consultant, reviewed and determined the course meets requirements for continuing education in the field of social work. This course is appropriate for masters and clinical level social workers. Jennifer graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She specializes in school-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents, as well as licensing exam coaching and preparation.

Content By: National Institute on Drug Abuse; Reviewed by: Martin W. Adler, Ph.D., Temple University School of Medicine; Kathleen Brady, M.D., Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina; Greg Brigham, Ph.D., Maryhaven, Inc.; Kathleen M. Carroll, Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine; Richard R. Clayton, Ph.D., University of Kentucky; Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine; David P. Friedman, Ph.D., Wake Forest University Bowman Gray School of Medicine; Reese T. Jones, M.D., University of California at San Francisco; Nancy K. Mello, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School; William R. Miller, Ph.D., University of New Mexico; Charles P. O’Brien, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; Jeffrey Selzer, M.D., Zucker Hillside Hospital; Eric J. Simon, Ph.D., New York University Langone Medical Center; Jose Szapocznik, Ph.D., University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; George Woody, M.D., University of Pennsylvania   

Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced

Course Description: This course addresses addiction to a variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and prescription drugs. It provides answers to frequently asked questions about drug addiction and describes available treatment options for substance users and their families.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain why addiction is difficult to overcome
  2. Describe what strategies best help a substance user overcome his or her addiction
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of medications available for substance users that aid in the recovery process
  4. List evidence-based practices used by treatment centers and therapists who work with substance users

Course Outline:

1.      Principles of Effective Drug Treatments

2.      Frequently Asked Questions and Answers to Drug Addiction and Treatments

3.      Drug Addiction in the United States

4.      Evidence-Based Approaches to Drug Addiction Treatment

a.       Pharmacotherapies

b.      Behavioral Therapies

c.       Behavioral Therapies for Adolescents

This self paced course consists of:

  1. Course Exam: Multiple choice online exam, must score 75% or better.
  2. Course Certificate: Printable online certificate immediately available after successful completion. All course attendees will be required to complete an evaluation at the completion of the course in order to receive a certificate for 3 CE credit hours.

Course Format:

Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete an online multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete an online course evaluation. 

Approvals:

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - #50-11015

Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences provider #1085, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 06/19/2018 – 06/19/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0112

The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorder. Approval No. 18-1420

Continuing Education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not always well defined and may even supersede the rules of a national accreditation organization. We recommend you contact the applicable state licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest regulations and specific requirements of your state when considering our programs for Continuing Education credit.

Grievance/Refund Policy

AATBS is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the major mental health approving boards. AATBS will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Program Director in consultation with the members of the continuing education committee.

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Accommodations for Disabilities

To request accommodation; please contact our office at 1-800-472-1931 or email info@aatbs.com.

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