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The Search For Treatment (Chapters 1 - 3); and A Challenging Journey: Insurance Woes: From the HBO Video Series "Addiction"

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About the Course:

This course is based on two films from the HBO Video Series “Addiction.” **Separate links are provided for each of the two films.*

In The Search for Treatment: A Challenging Journey, leading experts answer questions about choosing a treatment program and offer knowledge on evidence-based treatments shown to be effective.

In Insurance Woes, a group of citizens join with politicians and lawyers to demand that insurance policies for addiction treatment be amended.

This course is based on the reading-based online, The Search For Treatment (Chapters 1 – 3); and A Challenging Journey: Insurance Woes: From the HBO Video Series “Addiction” created by Sheila Nevins (producer) in 0.

Journal/Publisher:

Home Box Office, in association with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Publication Date:

March 2007

Course Material Author

Sheila Nevins (producer)

Sheila Nevins is President of Documentary and Family Programming for HBO and Cinemax. She earned a bachelor of the arts degree from Barnard College and a master of fine arts degree from Yale University. Nevins has overseen production of nearly 500 documentaries, earning 9 Oscars, 13 Primetime Emmys, 10 Academy Awards, 22 News and Documentary Emmys, and 18 George Foster Peabody awards for HBO and one personal George Foster Peabody award.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about addiction treatment programs and insurance coverage for addiction treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss current barriers to addiction treatment in the United States.

  2. Identify factors to evaluate when looking for an addiction treatment program.

  3. Describe how insurance coverage has affected the availability of addiction treatment.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

1 credit hour

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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.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

1 credit hour

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

1 credit hour

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The Search For Treatment: A Challenging Journey

Insurance Woes

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Course Retired

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Course Number 101736
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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