Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction
Course Description: Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction discusses effective treatment approaches for drug abuse and addiction. Principles and components of effective treatment are discussed, including medications, behavioral counseling, and co-occurring conditions. Inpatient and outpatient settings for treatment are compared and contrasted, and the special challenges of treating criminal justice-involved addicts are discussed.
This course is based upon material published in the Drug Facts series from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and is available as an open access article.
This course on drug addiction treatment is designed for substance abuse counselors, peer support specialists and recovery residence administrators. This course is appropriate for beginning level practitioners who wish to develop their understanding of approaches to the treatment of drug addiction. The course material includes research findings related to effective treatment approaches.
Authors: US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding drug abuse treatment approaches. Specifically, a professional will:
• Describe drug addiction
• Identify principles of effective treatment for drug addiction
• Recognize the components of comprehensive drug addiction treatment
Citation: Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction. National Institute on Drug Abuse; (2016) National Institutes of Health; US Department of Health and Human Services. Reviewed by TM DiDona, PhD 2018 and found to be current. For a full list of current references, please Click Here
This Ce-Classes.com course is approved for CE credit by:
- This course is NOT available for NBCC credit.
- Florida Certification Board
- California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-12-147-0221 Expires 2-2021
This course is Non Interactive .