Co-Occurrence of Substance Use Behaviors in Youth
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101554
About the Course:
Co-Occurrence of Substance Use Behaviors in Youth analyzes the prevalence and overlap of substance-related behaviors among youth, with comparisons by age, group, gender, and race/ethnicity. The analysis shows that a youth who engages in one substance-related behavior is much more likely to engage in another.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Carl McCurley and Howard N. Snyder
About the Author:
Carl McCurley was a former Research Associate and Howard N. Snyder was a former Director of Systems Research at the National Center for Juvenile Justice, with funds provided by OJJDP to support the National Juvenile Justice Data Analysis Project.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about co-occurrence of substance use behaviors in youth. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the co-occurrence of substance use behaviors in youth.
Describe how the prevalence of substance-related behaviors was tied to age.
Explain how the prevalence and frequency of substance-related behaviors were correlated.
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