Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102449
About the Course:
Findings show unequivocally that providing comprehensive drug abuse treatment to criminal offenders works, reducing both drug abuse and criminal recidivism. The substantial prison population in the United States is attributable in large part to drug-related offenses and is accompanied by high rates of recidivism. This article discusses treatment options for substance abuse in the criminal justice population.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations-A Research-Based Guide created by Bennett W. Fletcher, Ph.D. and Redonna K. Chandler, Ph.D. in 2014.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge the prevalence of Substance Use Disorder in the prison population, list its ramifications.
Identify methods of treatment specific to the unique nature of the population.
Apply various modes of treatment specific to drug used, including pharmacotherapy.
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