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Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research Based Guide

About the Course:

This course is based on research designed to address addiction to a wide variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs. It will discuss how addiction affects multiple brain circuits, including those that involved in reward and motivation, learning and memory, and inhibitory control over behavior. It is designed to serve as a resource for healthcare providers, family members, and others trying to aid patients in need of treatment for drug abuse or addiction.

Journal/Publisher:

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Publication Date:

Reprinted December 2012, 3rd Edition

Course Material Author

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and others who seek knowledge about the problems faced by patients in need of treatment for drug abuse or addiction. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify principles of effective drug treatment.

  2. Review the most frequently asked questions about drug addiction and drug treatment.

  3. Summarize drug addiction treatment in the United States.

  4. Describe evidence based approaches to drug addiction treatment.

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NBCC Counselors completing this course will receive 2 credits.

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Our Provider Number: 192243

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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

Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba CE-credit.com has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Course Number 102018
2 credit hours
  • Online Article
Exam Fee: $13.94No exam fee with a Plus or Unlimited membership package!
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