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Protracted Withdrawal: From Substance Abuse Treatment Advisory, News for the Treatment Field

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About the Course:

Protracted Withdrawal: From Substance Abuse Treatment Advisory, News for the Treatment Field differentiates acute withdrawal from protracted withdrawal, provides an overview of protracted withdrawal signs and symptoms, and offers suggestions on how to help clients manage protracted withdrawal in recovery.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Protracted Withdrawal: From Substance Abuse Treatment Advisory, News for the Treatment Field created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2010.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

July 2010

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Course Creator

Pamela Ramsey

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about protracted withdrawal from drugs and alcohol. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define acute and protracted withdrawal and explain how protracted withdrawal symptoms develop.

  2. Identify some of the drug-specific protracted withdrawal signs and symptoms.

  3. Describe some of the things providers can do to help clients through the process of protracted withdrawal.

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

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1 credit hour

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0.75 credit hours

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Course Number 101774
  • 1 credit hour
  • NBCC: 0.75 credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: $5.97 No exam fee with a membership package!
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164 members have taken this course