Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101601
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About the Course:
Participation in residential learning communities (RLCs) is associated with lower rates of alcohol consumption among college students. This study used variable- and pattern-centered analytic approaches to examine the influence of RLCs on the drinking behavior of students during their first two years in college.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Effects of Residential Learning Communities on Drinking Trajectories During the First Two Years of College created by Sean Esteban McCabe, Ph.D., Carol J. Boyd, Ph.D., James E. Lange, Ph.D., Mark B. Reed, Ph.D., Marcia S. Scott, Ph.D., and James A. Cranford, Ph.D. in 2009.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, Supplement No. 16, July 2009
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the effect of residential learning communities on drinking trajectories during the first two years of college. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Explain the relationship between college attendance and alcohol consumption, and the rationale for identifying circumstances associated with lower drinking rates among college students.
Describe the method employed by researchers studying the effects of residential learning communities (RLCs) on drinking trajectories during the first two years of college.
Discuss study results, including trajectories for maximum drinks in the past 28 days by RLC and non-RLC students, and differences associated with race and gender.
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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