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Advances in Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Interventions Among Racial, Ethnic, and Sexual Minority Populations

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About the Course:

This course discusses substance abuse treatment and prevention in racial, ethnic minorities, and sexual minority populations, using cultural interventions, computer technology and culturally grounded intervention among those with alcohol use, alcohol abuse and dependence. There is a dearth of substance abuse and alcohol research in these populations. The article includes: challenges in addressing prevention and treatment for minority populations, advances in understanding the treatment environment, matching and molding treatment interventions, point of sale intervention, family intervention, interventions for sexual minorities, and advances in pharmacologic treatment.

This course is based on the article, (Advances in Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Interventions Among Racial, Ethnic, and Sexual Minority Populations created by Arthur W. Blume, Ph.D. et al in 2016.

Publication Date:

2016

Course Material Author

Arthur W. Blume, Ph.D.

Art Blume, PhD, is an American Indian (Cherokee and Choctaw) member of the American Psychological Association who investigates substance abuse and how to intervene upon it in culturally appropriate ways. He earned his PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Washington in Seattle, and while in the program, was part of the Journey of the Circles (a Native American substance abuse intervention program) research team, worked at Indian Child Welfare Services on the Tulalip Reservation during clinical practicum, and spent part of his clinical internship year at the Seattle Indian Health Board. He is currently professor of psychology at Washington State University.

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Recognize the lack of research in the populations, which has adversely affected treatment.

  2. Identify the various intervention options

  3. Extrapolate the most effective interventions for treatment in minority populations.

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Course Material

References begin on page 53.

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