Women and Substance Use Disorders Home-Study Course 15 CEUs

$50.00

Women and Substance Use Disorders program is a home-study course approved by the Illinois Certification Board and worth 15 continuing education units.  It is based on Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs to Women Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP 51) published by SAMHSA.

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Women and Substance Use Disorders program is a home-study course approved by the Illinois Certification Board for the following categories: Counselor I or II, Preventionist I or II, CARS I or II, MISA I or II or III, PCGC II, CCJP II, CAAP I, CRSS I or II, MAATP I or II, RDDP, NCRS II, CFPP II, ATE. It is based on Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs to Women Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP 51) published by SAMHSA and worth 15 continuing education units.

 

After completing the course the student will:

  • Recognize sociocultural context of substance use in women.
  • Name biological, physiological, social, and developmental factors that affect women.
  • Identify risk factors associated with substance abuse and dependence among women.
  • Describe patterns of use and prevalence of abuse and dependence among women.
  • Identify physiological effects of substance use on women.
  • Name screening and assessment tools.
  • Understand the assessment process.
  • Describe barriers to treatment affecting women.
  • Describe ASAM levels of care.
  • Acknowledge cultural factors that affect treatment needs, such as race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, and others.
  • Identify treatment needs that are unique to women.
  • Identify factors that influence treatment retention among women.
  • Understand the relationship between trauma and substance abuse.
  • Identify continuing care services.
  • Identify support systems.

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