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Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder
Presented by John Smith, PhD, LCSW
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Course: #1163Level: Intermediate5 Hours
This 4 course series covers social work practice with individuals and families impacted by Substance Use Disorders (SUD). This modular focuses on the physiological and psychological effects of psychoactive substances on the brain and body and how addiction is a “family” disease. This series explores the relationship between trauma and SUD and provides guidance on evidence based treatment options.

Please note: This course series is comprised of the following individual recordings: #178, #1094, #107 and #98

Prescription Opioid Abuse and Misuse
Presented by John Smith, PhD, LCSW
VideoAudio
Course: #1134Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Prescription opioid abuse and misuse has become a national epidemic leading to addiction and an unprecedented number of drug overdose deaths. This course examines the risks and signs of opioid abuse and misuse, addiction, and looks at new treatments for Opioid Use Disorders.

Understanding The Dynamics of Families With Substance Use Disorders
Presented by John Smith, PhD, LCSW
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Course: #1094Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Addiction is a “family” disease and everyone in the family is affected in some way when a member suffers from a Substance Use Disorder (SUD). This course reviews the dynamics of addictive and dysfunctional families using a “family systems” approach.

Please note: This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled "Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder", course 1163 which is offered for 5 CEs.

Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Disorders: Best Practices and Evidence-Based Treatments
Presented by John Smith, PhD, LCSW
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Course: #1058Level: Intermediate1.25 Hour
Statistically, over 50% of the people with a mental illness (MI) have a co-occurring substance use disorder (SUD). This workshop will provide training in how to assess and treat this special population.

Psychiatric Medications, MAT, and Recovery
Presented by John Smith, PhD, LCSW
Video
Course: #98Level: Intermediate1 Hour
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.

Please note: This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled "Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder", course 1163 which is offered for 5 CEs.

The Physiology of Addictions
Presented by John Smith, PhD, LCSW
Video
Course: #178Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course will cover the physiological and psychological effects of psychoactive substances on the brain and body.

Please note: This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled "Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder", course 1163 which is offered for 5 CEs.

Treating Trauma In Clients With Substance Use Disorders: Why Trauma Informed Treatment Should Be the Standard of Care
Presented by John Smith, PhD, LCSW
Video
Course: #107Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course will describe the relationship between trauma and substance use. We will review common treatments for trauma and introduce new methods from recent neuroscience research.

Please note: This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled "Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder", course 1163 which is offered for 5 CEs.