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Substance Abuse and the Family: Defining the Role of the Faith Community

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About the Course:

This course presents information for mental health professionals who utilize a religious-based approach as well as other professionals seeking to learn about core competencies in addressing alcohol and drug dependence. The impact of substance abuse on family members is also reviewed in this course.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Substance Abuse and the Family: Defining the Role of the Faith Community created by Report of an Expert Consenus Panel in 2003.

Publication Date:

2003

Course Material Author

Report of an Expert Consenus Panel

Prepared by the National Association for Children of Alcoholics and the Johnson Institute under contract with SAMHSA

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This is an intermediate to advanced level course for pastoral ministers, counselors, and other mental health professionals who seek knowledge about working with persons of faith.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define and implement core competencies for treating substance abuse.

  2. Summarize the clergy’s base of knowledge and skills.

  3. Evaluate and describe so-called “next steps” recommendations.

  4. identify suggested tools for seminary training.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

3 credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

3 credit hours

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

3 credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

3 credit hours

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

1.75 credit hour

CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

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Course Retired

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Course Number 100305
  • 3 credit hours
  • NBCC: 1.75 credit hour

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.34 out of 5
196 members have taken this course