Major Classes of Substances of Abuse
  • TARGET AUDIENCE:
    Nurses, Counselors, and other interested Health Professionals

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:
    • This is a six-hour training aimed at providing an introduction to understanding alcohol and other tranquilizers.
    • This course directly relates to the domains of assessment, counseling, case management, client education, and professional responsibility, with a specific substance abuse focus.

    OBJECTIVES:
    Upon completion, the learner will be able to identify:
    1. Signs and symptoms of Alcohol dependence and withdrawal disorders;
    2. Health consequences of Alcohol use and withdrawal;
    3. Appropriate assessments, interventions, professionalism, and supportive measures such as case management and client education for the professional who is caring for the chemically impaired individual;
    4. The underlying neurobiology of Alcohol dependence and withdrawal disorders, as applies to professional self-care and the provision of care for chemically-impaired individuals;
    5. Evidence based interventions that can be applied in private and professional settings.
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  • This is a six-hour training aimed at providing an introduction to understanding Hallucinogenic drugs, including Cannabis, LSD, Club Drugs, and Psychedelics.
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  • This is a six-hour training aimed at providing an introduction to understanding Opiates Including Methadone and Prescription Narcotics.
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  • This is a six-hour training aimed at providing an introduction to understanding Stimulants, including methamphetamine, cocaine and prescription stimulants.
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    Understanding Tobacco and other Nicotine-containing Substances

    TARGET AUDIENCE:
    Nurses, Counselors, and other interested Health Professionals

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:
    • This is a six-hour training aimed at providing an introduction to Understanding Tobacco and other Nicotine-containing Substances for the counselor, nurse, or other professional
    • This course directly relates to the domains of assessment, counseling, case management, client education, and professional responsibility, with a specific substance abuse focus.

    OBJECTIVES: (Behavioral Terminology)
    Upon completion, the learner will be able to identify:
    1. Major classes of Nicotine containing substances
    2. Signs and symptoms of Nicotine dependence and withdrawal disorders;
    3. Health consequences of Nicotine use and withdrawal;
    4. Appropriate assessments, interventions, professionalism, and supportive measures such as case management and client education for the professional who is caring for the chemically impaired individual;
    5. The underlying neurobiology of Nicotine dependence and withdrawal disorders, as applies to professional self-care and the provision of care for chemically- impaired individuals;
    6. Evidence based interventions that can be applied in private and professional settings.
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