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Training Title:
Addictions: Module 1 Unit 1 - Intro to Addiction

Clock Hours: 1

At the completion of this program, participants should be able to: • Identify the characteristics of substance abuse versus substance dependence and what withdrawal is • Recognize and understand the philosophy of the disease of addiction and how addiction progresses • Understand how drug use affects the brain and thinking processes leading to pathological denial • Identify family roles in an addicted family • Identify commonly abused drugs according to class

This course is Part 1 in an Addiction Series. This course is an overview of addiction and addiction treatment and examines topics including Substance Abuse and Dependence, Disease Concept and Progression of Addiction, Drug Classifications and Withdrawal, and Addiction’s Effect on a Family. Keywords: Addiction, Substance Abuse, Substance Dependence, Withdrawal

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)
  • NAADAC, National Association for Addiction Professionals
  • National Board for Certified Counselors
  • Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board 2022
  • Pennsylvania Certification Board
  • Professional Development

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