Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101722
About the Course:
Alcohol, Energy Drinks, and Youth: A Dangerous Mix explains how despite the sharp increase in sales of alcoholic energy drinks, their appeal to underage drinkers, and the health concerns involved in mixing stimulants with alcohol, research on the potential dangers of these products remain limited. This study reviews what data is available and takes an in-depth look at the alcohol industry’s marketing practices promoting the consumption of alcoholic energy drinks. These results, while preliminary, are unsettling. Both scientists and policymakers should focus increased attention on this emerging product category.
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about alcohol, energy drinks, and youth. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the rapidly expanding market for energy drinks.
Explain the phenomena of premixed energy drinks and alcohol.
Acknowledge the risks of alcoholic energy drinks and health.
List the specific recommendations for action in regard to protecting youth from the harmful effects of alcoholic and nonalcoholic energy drinks on the governmental, national, state, and local level.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
Our Provider Number: 107243
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
Our Provider Number: 17-1460
CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.
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