Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101645
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This article provides information on the extent of alcohol and other drug use among American college students. Five different sources of data are examined for estimating recent levels of alcohol (and other drug) use among college students: Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study (CAS), the Core Institute (CORE), Monitoring the Future (MTF), National College Health Risk Behavior Survey (NCHRBS), and National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA). Course materials are found on pages 23-39 using Adobe toolbar page finder.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Epidemiology of Alcohol and Other Drug Use Among American College Students: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14 created by Patrick M. O’Malley, Ph.D., and Lloyd D. Johnston, Ph.D. in 2002.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about alcohol and other drug use among American college students. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify national data sources which provide information used to estimate levels of alcohol and other drug use among college students in the United States.
Discuss current alcohol use estimates, usage trends, and variations in use related to college attendance, gender, ethnicity, and geographical region.
Describe the usage of substances other than alcohol among college students, the quality of available data, and the future of epidemiology of college student substance use.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
2 credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
2 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.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
2 credit hours
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
2 credit hours
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
1 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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