Total CE Credit Hours: 4
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101731
About the Course:
This course is based on Chapters 4 and 5 from Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 51.
Screening and Assessment (Chapter 4) covers several areas for which to screen, such as acute safety risk, mental disorders, sexual victimization, trauma, and eating disorders. This chapter also discusses factors that may influence the overall assessment, and reviews screening for substance abuse and dependence in settings other than substance abuse treatment facilities.
Treatment Engagement, Placement, and Planning (Chapter 5) is devoted to the exploration of treatment barriers as well as the engagement strategies conducive to supporting treatment initiation for women.
Course materials are from Chapters 4 and 5, found on pages 57-102 of pdf document (pages 78-122 if using Adobe toolbar page finder.) Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering free of charge from: http://ncadistore.samhsa.gov/catalog/productDetails.aspx?ProductID=18244
This course is based on the reading-based online, Screening and Assessment; and Treatment Engagement, Placement, and Planning (TIP 51; Chapter 4, and Chapter 5): From Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women (TIP 51) created by U.S. Department of Health aned Human Services in 2009.
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about screening and assessment, treatment engagement, placement, and planning when addressing the specific needs of women in regard to substance abuse treatment. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.
Explain the difference between screening and assessment.
Identify the barriers to treatment engagement as well as the treatment engagement strategies.
Describe how women require a range of treatment services at various levels of care.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
4 credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
4 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)
4 credit hours
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
4 credit hours
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
3.75 credit hours
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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