Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101561
This is a classic course. Addiction Counselor CE retains a small number of "Classic Courses". These courses are based on materials that have an older publication date, but that retain enduring learning value and relevance today. We can recommend this course as valuable, but if you are looking for more recent material you might wish to choose a different one.
About the Course:
Note: M. Stanton Peele has been a voice in the field of alcohol and drug problems for many decades. His viewpoints are thought provoking and sometimes controversial. It is not required that all professionals agree with his perspectives. At a minimum, however, the thoughtful professional must consider and address the challenging concepts Peele sets forth in his writings.
Note: We offer a number of courses based on Peele’s writings. If interested, simply enter M. Stanton Peele into the Search bar.
Contemporary theories rule out faulty values as a cause of addiction. Yet evidence from cross-cultural, ethnic, and social-class research, laboratory study, and natural history and field investigations indicate the importance of value orientations in the development and expression of addictive behaviors. This publication addresses the idea of moral responsibility for people’s drug use and related behavior.
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about a moral vision of addiction. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the ways in which certain cultural and ethnic groups encourage moderation and self-control.
Describe the regulation of weight and eating behavior in relationship to social values.
Discuss addiction as a value-driven activity and the relationship between addictions and other negative behaviors.
Explain how drug abuse relates to prosocial values and discuss natural remission in addiction.
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Our Provider Number: 1020
CE Learning Systems, provider #1020, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 2/23/2019 – 2/23/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 3 [type] continuing education credit(s).
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.
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.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.
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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