Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101653
About the Course:
This course is based on three NIDA Notes articles. NIDA Notes is a large collection of brief, relevant articles focusing on current drug abuse treatment evidence.
Methamphetamine Increases, and HIV Decreases, Brain Volumes
reveals how HIV infection and methamphetamine addiction produce distinct, partly overlapping effects on brain structure.
Treatment Curbs Methamphetamine Abuse Among Gay and Bisexual Men
describes how behavioral therapy can help gay and bisexual men (GBM) reduce methamphetamine abuse and risky sexual behaviors and sustain these gains for one year, according to a NIDA-funded researchers report.
Long-Term Abstinence Brings Partial Recovery From Methamphetamine Damage
explains how methamphetamine abusers who remain abstinent for nine months or longer show modest improvement in performance on some tests of motor skills and memory.
All three articles are contained in one PDF.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Methamphetamine Research: Collection III (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Methamphetamine Increases, and HIV Decreases, Brain Volumes; Article 2: Treatment Curbs Methamphetamine Abuse Among Gay and Bisexual Men; Article 3: Long-Term Abstinence Brings Partial Recovery From Methamphetamine Damage created by John S. DeMott, Lori Whitten, and Patrick Zickler in 0.
July 2006; March 2006; and December 2004
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 methamphetamine and HIV; how treatment curbs methamphetamine abuse among gay and bisexual men, and how long-term abstinence brings partial recovery from methamphetamine damage. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Explain how HIV infection and methamphetamine addiction produce distinct, partly overlapping effects on brain structures.
Recall how behavioral therapy can curb methamphetamine abuse among gay and bisexual men.
Describe how long-term abstinence brings partial recovery from methamphetamine damage.
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
Methamphetamine Research: Collection III (NIDA Notes)
Article 1: Methamphetamine Increases, and HIV Decreases, Brain Volumes
Article 2: Treatment Curbs Methamphetamine Abuse Among Gay and Bisexual Men
Article 3: Long-Term Abstinence Brings Partial Recovery From Methamphetamine Damage
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