Physiological Effects of Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco on Women (TIP 51, Chapter 3): From Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women (TIP 51)
Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101732
About the Course:
This course is based on Chapter 3 from Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 51.
Physiological Effects of Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco on Women provides a general exploration of how gender differences affect the way alcohol and drugs are metabolized in the body and then highlights several biopsychosocial and cultural factors that can influence health issues associated with drugs and alcohol.
Course materials are from Chapter 3, found on pages 37-55 of pdf document (pages 59-77 if using Adobe toolbar page finder.) Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering free of charge from: http://ncadistore.samhsa.gov/catalog/productDetails.aspx?ProductID=18244
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about the physiological effects of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco on women. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.
Describe the physiological effects and consequences of substance abuse on women.
Identify the physiological effects of alcohol, licit and illicit drugs, and tobacco use on women.
Explain the effect of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco use on pregnancy and birth outcomes.
Acknowledge the effects of alcohol and illicit drugs on HIV/AIDS status.
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