Alcohol (TIP 26, Chapter 2): Substance Abuse Among Older Adults (TIP 26)

About the Course:

Alcohol (TIP 26, Chapter 2): Substance Abuse Among Older Adults presents treatment providers with much-needed information about a population that is underdiagnosed and underserved. This course addresses the classification of drinking problems among older adults, their drinking patterns, alcohol abuse risk factors, and use of other substances.

Course materials are from Chapter 2. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-26-Substance-Abuse-Among-Older-Adults/SMA08-3918

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

1998

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors and social workers who seek knowledge about alcohol abuse among older adults. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss the influences of age-related physical changes on alcohol effects in older drinkers.

  2. Classify drinking practices and problems among older adults and discuss common drinking patterns.

  3. Identify risk factors for alcohol abuse among older adults and discuss concomitant substance use.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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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.

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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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Materials for Course

Course materials are from Chapter 2.

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Course Number 101876
1 credit hour
Online Article
Exam Fee: $6.97
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