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1037

Screening for Alcohol Problems in Social Work Settings

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Credit Value: 1
Exam Questions: 10
Passing Grade: 8 correct
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Course Description:
This course is based upon course material developed and deployed by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The course material was specifically developed for the training of clinicians who work with clients who may use or abuse alcohol. The course material can be found on the NIAAAs website at the following link
 
This course presents current best practices for the screening of individuals for both at-risk and dependent alcohol use in general social work practice settings. Methods for conducting more in-depth assessment and diagnosis in the context of addiction treatment programs are provided in later modules. The course material is well written and easy to read.
 
This course on screening for alcohol problems is useful for clinical social workers, professional counselors, psychologists, and chemical dependency counselors who practice and need continuing education. This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to develop their understanding of alcohol abuse and dependence prevention and screening.  
 
Authors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
 
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding the best practices for screening for alcohol use. Specifically, a professional will:
·       Identify the concepts of sensitivity and specificity in reference to acceptable screening approaches.
·       Recognize a number of empirically-based screening methods and approaches for the detection of alcohol and drug problems.
·       Select specific empirically-supported screening methods for implementation into their own practices.
 
 
Citation: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (2005). Module 4   Screening for Alcohol Problems in Social Work Settings. Retrieved from http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/Social/Module4Screening/Module4.html
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Credits: 1 Exam Fee: $11.00 Format: Online
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  • The American Psychological Association (APA) Ce-Classes.com is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Ce-Classes.com maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org Approved Continuing Education Program (ACE). Approval Period: 1/5/17 – 1/5/19. (Provider # 1142) Ce-Classes.com maintains responsibility for the program. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.
  • Social workers participating in this course will receive 1 Clinical continuing education clock hours.

  • The National Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) Provider #96981. Expires 9/1/2017
  • This course is NOT available for NBCC credit


  • The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #852 BAP-Expires 3/31/2019
  • The California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Ce-Classes.com is approved to provide continuing education by the following professional organizations: ASWB and APA. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences, BBS, recognizes relevant course work/training that has been approved by these nationally recognized certifying bodies to satisfy renewal requirements.
  • The California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) Provider Number OS-12-174-1116 Expires 11-2019
  • The Texas Board of Social Work Examiners, Continuing Education Provider – 5674 expires 4/30/2017.
  • The Texas Board of Professional Counselors, Continuing Education Provider – 1622 expires 2/28/2018.
  • Massachusetts Authorization Number: 1037
  • Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board – Provider # RCST031201 Expires 5/31/2017
  • New York Social Work Board NYSED Provider #120


  • The Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider #: 50-4896) Expires 10/31/2018 Do not send certificates to the Florida Board of Nursing. You must keep this certificate for 4 years.
  • The California Board of Registered Nursing. CEP 15647 Expires 11/30/2018.


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