This dynamic and highly interactive course provides an overview of culturally relevant historical and contemporary perspectives on addictive substances, including a review of the most common substances of abuse and their physical effects, pharmacological actions and clinical implications, as well as the impact of addiction on the individual, the family and society. DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders will be presented, as well as a comprehensive review of bio-psycho-social assessment and diagnostic considerations. Key therapeutic intervention techniques and strategies will be reviewed, along with family and community-based mutual self-help and support resources.
After attending this seminar you should be able to:
Date: May 4 & May 5, 2017
Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
CEs: 15 (American Psychological Association, BBS, BRN, CAADE, CCAPP-EI)
Instructor: Jeremy Taubman, LCSW
Pacific Clinics Training Institute2471 East Walnut StreetPasadena, California 91107626-793-5141
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