Total CE Credit Hours: 1.75
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102836
About the Course:
This course is a review of pharmacotherapy and medication literature for adolescents. It examines pharmacologic treatments (MAT) for adolescent substance use. It addresses pharmacological intervention research, Ecological Momentary Assessment, current status of the field, summary of reviewed studies, emerging conceptual framework for precision medicine in addictions treatment, and leveraging technology to advance the field. It includes studies of substance use in both human laboratory and animal laboratory.
This course is based on the article, Emerging Pharmacologic Treatments for Adolescent Substance Use-Challenges and New Directions created by Robert Miranda Jr. et al in 2016.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge the differences in neurobiological development between adults and adolescents
Identify the current pharmacotherapy options.
Summarize the risks of pharmacotherapy in adolescents.
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