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Substance Use Problems: Advances in Psychotherapy

Author: Mitch Earleywine

Course Created: 2016

Practice Level: Intermediate

Book Required Duration: 5 hours
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Course Summary

This CEU course provides practical and evidence-based practice guidance on Substance Abuse Problems. It includes information on the definitions, characteristics, theories and models, diagnostic and treatment indications, and relevant aspects and methods of evidence-based psychosocial treatments for substance abuse problems.

Course Format

This course is based on a book and a post test. When you're ready, purchase the test by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the incidence of substance abuse problems.
  • Describe the assessment of substance abuse problems.
  • Explain Motivational Interviewing.
  • Describe the percent of centers using 12-step approaches.

Course Syllabus

  • Description
  • The Biopsychosocial Model of Drug Problems
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Indications
  • Methods of Treatment

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This organization, CE4Less, provider #1115, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education ACE) program. CE4Less maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 8/8/2015-8/8/2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.


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