This course will cover the purpose and use of psychiatric medications and medication-assisted treatment for persons in recovery from co-occurring substance use and mental disorders.
Course created on October 1, 2020
Course Type: Video
CE/CEU Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; ASWB ACE/1.0 Clinical; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Continuing Education (OH), Continuing Education By A Social Worker (SC), CE Broker #20-706761; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DC/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0; LA/1.0; MA/1.0; MD/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MN/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NM/1.0; NV/1.0; NY-Contact Hours/1.0 Self-Study; OH/1.0; OK/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WV/1.0; WY/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the classification and use of most major psychiatric medications.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the use of specific medications used in the treatment of addictions (MAT).
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the pros and cons of using these medications with persons in recovery from substance use disorders.
|5-10 Minutes||Overview of common psychiatric medications|
|15-20 Minutes||Mood Stabilizers|
|35-45 Minutes||Medication-Assisted Treatment|
|45-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Dr. John Smith is the Director of Education and Training at Social Model Recovery Systems (SMRS). He is a Professor of Addiction Counseling at Mt. San Antonio College since 2000 and he has also been in Private Practice in California since 2000. Dr. Smith has over 40 years of experience working with mental health and addictions, and he is the author of “Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders: A Practitioner’s Guide” and he is the “Best-Selling” author of “The Authentic Man: A Guide to Happiness and Purpose”.
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