Addiction: Signs and Symptoms Module 2: Stimulants, Depressants, and Cannabis Abuse.
A core curriculum in addiction studies for Licensed Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Nurses. This course is one module of three. It is a stand-alone course and can be taken without the other two modules. Appropriate course selection for those seeking to meet addiction certification education requirements.
Note to US DOT SAPs: This course is not applicable to US DOT SAP Qualification or Renewal.
Available as a live course. Contact us for information.
Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE
Description: Three of the six classifications of psychoactive drugs are presented (stimulants, depressants, and cannabis) including medical uses, street names, signs, and symptoms of low, moderate, and high doses, and including long-term effects. Statistical information on costs to society including, crimes, traffic consequences, social problems, and health concerns are discussed throughout the class. The information additionally contains evidence-based risk and protective factors found to be relevant in prevention efforts with youth.
CE Credits: 4
CE Broker Course #: 20-328789
Methods: Pre-test, study guide, posttest and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.
Content Area: Addictions, Social and cultural foundations, Clinical evaluation and assessment.
Purpose: Practitioners taking this course will be better equipped to observe for the signs and symptoms of stimulant, depressant, and cannabis substance abuse, dependency, withdrawal, and intoxication.
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.
National Board for Certified Counselors (N.B.C.C.) Program Services has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP #: 5978.
Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.
Program Services is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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