Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101606
About the Course:
Alcohol and other drug (AOD) use disorders (i.e., AOD abuse and dependence) commonly co-occur. This co-morbidity has important social, psychiatric, and medical consequences. Although making an accurate diagnosis can be challenging, especially in the context of multiple disorders, clinicians can adopt practices to improve their diagnostic accuracy.
The assessments in this course are based on the DSM-IV. Course 102330 discusses assessment tools using the DSM-V.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Alcohol Research and Health, Volume 21, Number 2, 2008
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about diagnosing co-morbid drug use in patients with alcohol use disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss the prevalence of co-morbid substance use in patients with alcohol use disorders and the consequences of co-morbidity.
Identify general guidelines for diagnosing a substance use disorder and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) criteria.
Explain the barriers to accurate diagnosis of substance use disorders.
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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