The Heart of Addiction
Total CE Credit Hours: 8
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101013
This course will soon be terminated. It expires in 8 days.
To complete this course for credit, your exam must be successfully completed by Oct 31, 2019.
About the Course:
The Heart of Addiction, based on more than twenty-five years of clinical practice by distinguished psychiatrist Dr. Lance Dodes, presents a radical approach to understanding and harnessing the emotional forces that drive addictions.
Dr. Dodes sets out to completely change the way we treat alcoholism and other addictions, including compulsive gambling and sexual addiction. He describes how all addictions have at their heart certain emotional/psychological factors that, once understood, can be successfully managed. Dr. Dodes’s book provides the keys to mastering addictions and answers the critical questions: Why do we feel the impulse? Why do we feel it when we do? How can we find what else to do in that critical moment?
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the nature of addiction and intervention strategies. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the emotional state that precedes a person’s decision to engage in an addictive behavior.
Explain how people suffering from addictions can learn to recognize redirections of energy and find substitute behaviors.
Describe the limitations of traditional treatment approaches and their potential harm.
American Psychological Association (APA)
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.
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.
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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