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Alcohol (TIP 26, Chapter 2): Substance Abuse Among Older Adults (TIP 26)- Alcohol and Aging

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Alcohol (TIP 26, Chapter 2): Substance Abuse Among Older Adults presents treatment providers with much-needed information about a population that is underdiagnosed and underserved. This course addresses the classification of drinking problems among older adults, their drinking patterns, alcohol abuse risk factors, and use of other substances.

Course materials are from Chapter 2. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-26-Substance-Abuse-Among-Older-Adults/SMA08-3918

This course is based on the reading-based online, Alcohol (TIP 26, Chapter 2): Substance Abuse Among Older Adults (TIP 26)- Alcohol and Aging created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 1998.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

1998

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, 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 alcohol abuse among older adults. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss the influences of age-related physical changes on alcohol effects in older drinkers.

  2. Classify drinking practices and problems among older adults and discuss common drinking patterns.

  3. Identify risk factors for alcohol abuse among older adults and discuss concomitant substance use.

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

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American Psychological Association (APA)

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

1 credit hour

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Course materials are from Chapter 2.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101876
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
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