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Psychotherapeutic Medications 2011: What Every Counselor Should Know

About the Course:

Psychotherapeutic Medications 2011: What Every Counselor Should Know gives many generic and brand name medications for psychotherapeutic assistance. This guide details information about the purpose, usual doses and frequency of use, potential side effects, emergency conditions, and cautions for each medication grouping. Substance use disorders and the medications for proper treatment are also discussed.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2011

Course Material Author

Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers, who seek knowledge about the purpose, potential side effects and cautionary effects regarding psychotherapeutic medications. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify generic and brand names of antipsychotics/neuroleptics, antiparkinsonian, antimanic, antidepressant, antianxiety, stimulant, narcotic/opiod analegesics, and sedative hypnotics medications.

  2. Describe the purpose of substance use disorders treatment medications, and discuss tips for communicating with physicians about clients and medication.

  3. Acknowledge strategies for tobacco users and those who are unwilling to quit.

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Course Number 101852
4 credit hours
  • Online Article
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