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
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.
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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