CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
Alcohol and Drug Counselors IAODAPCA: ICB Credit for Counselor I or II, Preventionist I or II, CARS I or II, CODP I or II or III, PCGC II, CCJP II, CAAP I, CRSS I or II, CPRS I or II, MAATP I or II, RDDP, NCRS II, CFPP II, CVSS II.
CEU Course Description
When two disorders or illnesses occur in the same person, simultaneously or sequentially, and the illnesses interact, they are described as comorbid. This intermediate level continuing education course, developed using information from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), provides information on the state of the science in the comorbidity of substance use disorders with mental illness and physical health conditions. Commentary on why there is comorbidity between substance use disorders and mental illnesses is presented as well as an overview of diagnosis and treatment for comorbid disorders. Additionally, co-occurring substance use disorder and physical comorbidities are discussed along with and the connection between substance use disorders and HIV. Lastly, barriers to comprehensive treatment for individuals with co-occurring disorders are examined.
CEU Course Objectives
This course expires on 07/01/2024
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Course Date: 2019-07-01
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