Addiction Pharmacology: In Teens and Young Adults
This is a core curriculum addiction studies course for all practitioner levels. Appropriate course selection for those seeking to meet addiction certification education requirements.
Available as a live course. Contact us for information.
Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE
Recommended additional reading:
TIP 31: Screening and Assessing Adolescents for Substance Use Disorder. This Treatment Improvement Protocol (Screening and Assessing Adolescents for Substance Use Disorders) presents information on identifying, screening, and assessing adolescents who use substances. Accessed free of charge at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration store http://store.samhsa.gov/product/SMA09-4079
TIP 32: Treatment of Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders. This TIP, Treatment of Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders, presents information on substance abuse treatment for adolescent clients. Adolescents differ from adults both physiologically and emotionally as they make the transition from child to adult and, thus, require treatment adapted to their needs. Accessed free of charge at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration store http://store.samhsa.gov/product/SMA08-4080
CE Credits: 5
CE Broker Course #: 20-352117
Methods: Pre-test, study guide, posttest and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.
Content Area: Clinical evaluation and assessment, Adolescent populations, Social and clinical foundations, Psychopharmacology, Addictions, Adolescent issues, Special populations, Behavioral disorder, Neuropsychology.
Purpose: Practitioners from various disciplines can expect to be familiarized with pharmacology (including signs and symptoms) of substances of abuse and alcohol among adolescent populations.
Target Audience: Social workers, marriage and family therapists, licensed professional counselors, mental health counselors, nurses, employee assistance professionals, addiction professionals, behavioral health technicians, and other allied professionals.
States that accept Program Services credits because of our national approvals: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin
Accepts Program Services credits because we hold another state SW board approval: Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia Cross-disciplinary
States with no specified requirements/limitations or self- submit after the fact Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wyoming, New Mexico
Program Services credits not available for Social Work in these states: Hawaii, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana
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