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Training Title:
Retired ~ Addiction and the Elderly

Clock Hours: 1

At the completion of this program, participants should be able to: • Recognize the impact of substance use disorders on the elderly • Identify signs and symptoms indicating possible substance use disorder • Identify the contributors to elderly substance use disorders and problematic gambling • Recognize problematic gambling in the elderly • Identify the specific needs of the elderly population to prevent or treat elderly addiction

The purpose of this course is to examine the prevalence of elderly substance use disorders. This is an often overlooked population by addiction professionals. The general goal of this course is to recognize the impact of addictions in the elderly. This will assist you in identifying the signs and symptoms as well as to make appropriate referrals for prevention and treatment. Keywords: Elderly, addiction, substance use, treatment

Approval Bodies

  • Association of Social Work Boards Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
  • CAADE - California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators
  • California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • Connecticut Certification Board, Inc.
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • Florida Board of Psychology
  • Florida Dept. of Health (Board of Social Work, Marriage & Family, Mental Health Counseling)
  • Illinois Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc. 03/20-22 (L)
  • Illinois Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc. 2022-2024 -&- 2024-2026 (AL).
  • NAADAC, National Association for Addiction Professionals
  • National Board for Certified Counselors
  • Pennsylvania Certification Board
  • Professional Development

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