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Substance Abuse CE Courses for Social Workers

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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
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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.

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

Treating Trauma In Clients With Substance Use Disorders: Why Trauma Informed Treatment Should Be the Standard of Care
Presented by John Smith, PhD, LCSW
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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.