Course Details

Course TitleSubstance Abuse: Assessment & Treatment
Date Varies
ProviderAssociation for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences
Phone(800) 472-1931
Credit Hours3.5
Method of InstructionIndependent Learning
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

NOTE: This 7 hour CE course in only approved for 3.5 hours of POST CPE.

This course addresses addiction issues - drugs of abuse, short- and long-term effects, assessment, treatment, and counseling strategies.

Course Objectives

Define problematic drug use as well as the short and long term effects of specific drugs including the etiology of addiction. Understand the stages of change models and motivational interviewing. Learn to assess Chemical Dependency data to determine initial level of care. Identify treatment modalities to address the individual, group, and family as well as cultural competence.