Treatment of Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders

About the Course:

Best Practices Guideline provided by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment(CSAT). Presents information on how to conduct treatment specifically tailored to adolescents and on common and effective treatment components.

Publication Date:

2006

Course Material Author

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about treatment for adolescents with substance use disorders. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. increase understanding of differences between adolescent and adult substance abuse, and how this translates into differences in general treatment approach

  2. outline the key points involved in treating adolescents, regardless of theoretical orientation, including being effectively knowledgeable about general program characteristics recommended for any program working with adolescents.

  3. outline both shared and unique components of adolescent treatment programs based upon 12 Step, Therapeutic Community, and Family Therapy models.

  4. master the concepts involved in the most important legal and ethical issues regarding substance abuse treatment of adolescents, especially those pertaining to consent to treatment and disclosure of confidential information.

  5. increase knowledge of the unique treatment issues presented by youths with coexisting disorders, various sexual orientations, involvement in the criminal justice system, and displaced housing situations.

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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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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

Our Provider Number: 107243

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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

Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE 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 100591
8 credit hours
Online Article
Exam Fee: $55.76
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950 members have taken this course