Drug Abuse Among Hispanics: A Brief Evidence-Based Guide for Providers
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101558
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About the Course:
Drug Abuse Among Hispanics is a guide that provides user-friendly information on what is known about the prevalence of drug use among Hispanics. It discusses the effects of drugs of use on the brain, especially on adolescent brain development. Included in this guide is the drug use prevention for Hispanic adolescents and the treatment of Hispanics with drug abuse problems.
May 1, 2007
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about drug abuse among Hispanics. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the prevalence of drug use among Hispanics and the effects of drugs on the brain and on adolescent brain development.
Acknowledge the drug use preventive interventions for Hispanic adolescents.
Explain the treatment of Hispanics with drug abuse problems.
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