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The Role of Family and Significant Others in Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment

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About the Course:

This course take s a look at family variables in the process and treatment of drug problems.

This course is based on the reading-based online, The Role of Family and Significant Others in Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment created by M. Duncan Stanton, Ph.D. in 0.

Course Material Author

M. Duncan Stanton, Ph.D.

Dr. Duncan is Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology) at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about the role of family and significant others in substance abuse prevention and treatment. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. identify three examples of successful primary prevention programs

  2. identify Gordon\‘s redefinition of primary prevention programs

  3. learn about differential attrition rates for family vs. non-family approaches to engaging clients in treatment

  4. increase knowledge of research related to using family and significant others to engage and retain drug dependent individuals in treatment

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

1 credit hour

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American Psychological Association (APA)

1 credit hour

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

1 ce credit hour

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

1 credit hour

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

1 credit hour

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Article: The Role of Family and Significant Others in Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment

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Course Retired
Course Number 100590
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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367 members have taken this course