Total CE Credit Hours: 2.75
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102728
About the Course:
This theoretically intensive course examines neurobehavioral theories of addiction and evaluates them against benchmarks. Each theory is explained from inception, various modifications to its current state. The seven main theories discussed are: dopamine-related theories; learning or habit theories; Incentive-Sensitization Theory; Dopamine Imbalance Theory; withdrawal, negative reinforcement, and opponent process theories; strength models of Self Control Failure; Dual Decision System and Dual Decision System-Derived Theories.
This course is based on the article, 21st Century Neurobehavioral Theories of Decision Making in Addiction-Review and Evaluation created by Warren K. Bickel, PhD, et al. in 2018.
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Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for intermediate and advanced levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the seven main theories.
- Summarize the many theories within the seven main theories.
- Extrapolate the research for each main theory and the sub-theories.
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