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Psychotherapeutic Medications 2011: What Every Counselor Should Know

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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.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Psychotherapeutic Medications 2011: What Every Counselor Should Know created by Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network in 2011.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2011

Course Material Author

Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

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

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American Psychological Association (APA)

4 CE credit hours

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)

4 CE credit hours

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

4 CE credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

4 CPD hours

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

4 CE credit hours

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Course Retired
Course Number 101852
4 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.54 out of 5
1004 members have taken this course

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