Substance Abuse Online Text-based Home Course (7 CE)
This presentation comprises an overview of the substance categories listed in DSM-5 to which clients may become addicted. Different models of addiction are discussed to address the complex interaction between biological, psychological and psychosocial contributors to substance abuse and addiction. Techniques for assessment and outpatient treatment are presented also.
Authors: Jeanne Obert, MSM, LMFT, Leana Gadbois, BS, Shari Gantman, MA, LMFT, Nancy Klein, MA, LMFT
Target Audience: Introductory and Intermediate; LMFTs, Social Workers, LPCCs, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, and other mental health clinicians.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Integrate a range of addiction models into the assessment and treatment of substance abuse clients.
- Identify the basic effects, unique features, and common treatment interventions for drug categories listed in DSM-5.
- Practice effective substance abuse assessment techniques.
- Select and integrate a range of outpatient modalities to suit client needs.
This course satisfies the following California BBS Continuing Education requirements:
This course satisfies the following California BBS Pre-licensure requirements:
Advantages of taking Gerry Grossman Seminars at-home CE courses:
- Online courses offer the post-test online for instant course completion.
- You can repeat the post-test if you don't pass.
- Online courses are available to you immediately after purchase.
- California LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs can fulfill 100% of their CE hours online.