Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101421
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Treatment Drug Courts: Integrating Substance Abuse Treatment With Legal Case Processing provides clinicians, administrators, and policymakers with the information they need to plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate treatment drug courts. The number of programs that integrate drug treatment into the pretrial processing of criminal cases has grown exponentially in the last several years. This publication highlights the most successful of them and presents relevant information on financial, legal, and ethical issues. This course addresses the legal and ethical issues that can occur with the integration of substance abuse treatment and pretrial case processing. This course covers Chapter 8 only.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Treatment Drug Courts: Integrating Substance Abuse Treatment With Legal Case Processing (TIP 23): Chapter 8: Legal and Ethical Issues created by Margaret K. Brooks, Esq. in 2007.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about legal and ethical issues involving treatment drug courts. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe legal and ethical issues involving treatment drug courts, including equal protection under the law and due process.
Discuss the effect of federal and state confidentiality laws on treatment drug court functioning, including how to respond to patient disclosure of criminal activity.
Explain the process of conducting research in accordance with confidentiality laws and regulations.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1 credit hour
American Psychological Association (APA)
1 credit hour
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.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
1 credit hour
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
1 credit hour
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