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Substance Abuse and Treatment

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SP018-CCG

This course will address the issues of substance misuse and abuse in residential care facilities. Participants will obtain insight on substance abuse risk factors and incidence. An overview of the human brain and ways in which abused drugs work in our brain is presented. Administrators and caregivers will learn the most common drugs of abuse, including their effects and risks. This course also presents the National Institute Drug Abuse 13 Principals of Effective Drug Treatment. Various types of treatment programs and approaches to drug abuse treatment will also be addressed.
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1.25
  • Substance Misuse and Abuse in Residential Care Facilities
  • 13 Principals of Effective Drug Treatment
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Substance Abuse and Treatment Info:

Course Objectives

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • 1. Define the terms substance abuse, addiction, physical dependence, withdrawal, psychological dependence, and tolerance.
  • 2. Briefly discuss the causes of drug abuse and dependence.
  • 3. List the risk and prevention factors for substance abuse.
  • 4. Discuss the nationwide incidence and trends among commonly abused illicit (street) and prescription drugs.
  • 5. List 5 ways drug abuse affects us all.
  • 6. Briefly describe the functions of each of the following components of our brain:
  • a. Brain stem
  • b. Cerebellum
  • c. Limbic system
  • d. Cerebral cortex
  • 7. Name the 3 parts of a neuron and describe the function of each part.
  • 8. Explain the role of neurotransmitters in the transmission of messages.
  • 9. Briefly describe ways in which abused drugs work in our brain.
  • 10. Identify the commonly abused illicit (street) and prescription drugs according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
  • 11. For each category of drug, discuss the following :
  • a. Name the commonly abused substances, including street and pharmaceutical names, if any.
  • b. Briefly describe the characteristics of each drug group
  • c. Name the legal medical uses (if any) for drugs in each category
  • d. Identify the complications and health risks associated with abuse
  • 12. Explain the role that health care professionals/caregivers have to assist in the prevention of drug abuse.
  • 13. Describe common drug screening methods used to detect drugs of abuse.
  • 14. List and explain the National Institute on Drug Abuse 13 Principles of Effective Treatment.
  • 15. Briefly discuss drug addiction treatment, effectiveness of treatment, and use of medications during drug addiction treatment.
  • 16. Identify the six general categories of drug addiction treatment programs in the United States.
  • 17. Describe the 12 scientifically based approaches to drug addiction treatment, including the key features that make each treatment type unique.
  • 18. Recall how to identify community resources available to help in treating drug abusing or drug addicted clients in their facility.


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Substance Abuse and Treatment

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