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Substance Abuse & Addictions

3 CEU hours

$75.00 $29.95

If you are a psychotherapist, you will counsel clients who are abusing drugs and alcohol. This course contains basic information about substance abuse as well as more advanced information, including prescription drug abuse, which is rampant and increasing rapidly. The material will give you a basic understanding of the prevalence of these problems, how to screen, how to recognize denial, and how to make appropriate referrals. It also contains handy screening tools, videos, questionnaires, blood alcohol level charts, and handouts for therapists, clients, and family members.

Description

If you are a psychotherapist, you will counsel clients who are abusing drugs and alcohol. This course contains basic information about substance abuse as well as more advanced information, including prescription drug abuse, which is rampant and increasing rapidly. The material will give you a basic understanding of the prevalence of these problems, how to screen, how to recognize denial, and how to make appropriate referrals. It also contains handy screening tools, videos, questionnaires, blood alcohol level charts, and handouts for therapists, clients, and family members.

Course Objectives

  1. Have a basic understanding of the prevalence of substance abuse problems.
  2. Will know how to screen.
  3. Will have the tools to make an accurate diagnosis.
  4. Will know who to recognize denial.
  5. Will know how to make appropriate referrals.

CEU Hours

Three

Student Review

“I feel it is very organized with many tools that I can incorporate in my work. I feel it is effective.”

— Barbara Kelban, LCSW, Palm Beach, FL


“The accessibility of the course is what initially attracted me but after completing it, I will continue to choose this provider regardless. It was a great experience!”

-Alexis Rossi, RMHCI, Palm Beach, FL


“I believe the course was extremely informative with a tremendous amount of information. My favorite part was the way things were broken down so simplistic it was easy to learn and understand.”

— Nathalie Viau, Registered mental health counselor intern, Orange County, FL

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