Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102430
About the Course:
Underage drinking is an important public health issue for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) adolescents, as it is for U. S. teens of all ethnicities. One of the demonstrated risk factors for the development of alcohol use disorders in AI/AN is early age of initiation of drinking. To address this issue a randomized trial to assess the efficacy of Motivational Interviewing (MI) compared to Psycho-Education (PE) to reduce and prevent underage drinking in AI/AN youth was developed and implemented. For teens who were already drinking, participating in the intervention (MI or PE) was effective. The results of this study suggest that intervening against underage drinking using either MI or PE in AI/AN youth can result in reduced drinking, prevention of initiation of drinking, and other positive behavioral outcomes. Brief interventions that enhance motivation to change as well as psycho-education may provide a successful approach to reducing the potential morbidity of underage drinking in this high-risk group.
This course is based on the article,A Pilot Randomized Trial of Motivational Interviewing Compared to Psycho-Education for Reducing and Preventing Underage Drinking in American Indian Adolescents created by David A. Gilder, M.D., et al. in 2017.
Course Material Author
Clinicians treating American Indian and Alaska Native youth. This course is appropriate for all knowledge levels.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the risk of underage rinking of American Indian and Alaska Native youth.
- Acknowledge the two effective prevention and treatment methods, psycho-education and Motivional Interviewing.
- Apply psycho-education adn Motivational INterviewing to American Indian and Alaska Native youth at risk for underge drinking.
All exam questions for the course are visible on this page for members of CE-Credit.com.
If you're already a member, please sign in to see the exam questions for this and all other courses.
Is this course approved for my continuing education requirements?
Yes, most likely. Look Up Your State Board for more detailed information. Logged-in site members will see the relevant approval information displayed in the Approvals tab for every course.
Do you have accommodations for my disability (ADA)?
If you are having trouble using CE-Credit.com, please contact us! We would be happy to accommodate your needs right away, and your input will help us make CE-Credit.com more accessible for future users too.
How do I enroll in this course?
Use the Enroll In This Course button and just follow the instructions! You don't pay anything until you're ready to take an exam.
What do I have to do to complete the course?
To complete the course, review the course objectives, then review the material, and then pass the exam with a score of 75% or greater and lastly complete an evaluation.
How do I access the materials?
Most of our courses are based on online articles available for free to the public. Some courses, such as those based on books, require that you purchase the material. Use the Materials tab above for more info. You don't need to enroll in the course to access materials, whether free or paid. So you always know what you're getting into before you commit to taking the exam.
How do I get my certificate?
Your certificate(s) will be available to download or email immediately when you pass the course exam and complete the evaluation.
Can I contact you for more help?
Yes! Use the Help widget at the bottom-right of the screen anywhere on CE-Credit.com to search our help docs, or to ask our support team for help. Unlike most of our competitors, CE-Credit.com has live US-based support reps to help you by email, chat, or phone.