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Drug Abuse among Hispanics: Evidence-Based Practice

Author: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, SAMHSA

No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
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Course Summary

The purpose of this guide is to provide user-friendly information on what is known about The prevalence of drug use among Hispanics; The effects of drugs of use on the brain, especially on adolescent brain development; Drug use prevention for Hispanic adolescents; and Treatment of Hispanics with drug abuse problems.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • The Prevalence of Drug Use among Hispanics
  • Effects of Drugs of Use on the Brain and on Adolescent Brain Development
  • Drug Use Preventive Interventions for Hispanic Adolescents
  • Treatment of Hispanics with Drug Abuse Problems
  • What are some of the current gaps in drug research among Hispanics?

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the drugs of choice for Hispanic adolescents.
  • Identify an effective interview instrument for use with Hispanic adults.
  • Explain the treatments which are effective with Hispanic adults.

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