Understanding the Science of Addiction

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This course is intended to introduce the participant to the major theories and approaches of addiction treatment and recovery.

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Participants will consider addictions and case examples from a variety of theoretical perspectives. Science-based approaches to addiction treatment and recovery will highlighted and explored. This course will examine addictions from biological, psychological, social and spiritual domains. Additionally, individual, family, and cultural perspectives will be explored. This course will emphasize familiarity with the current research in the addictions counseling field. The course is held 9a-4:30pm EST. You will be expected to be on camera, participate, and be available for all hours of the training.

This course provides 6 continuing education units (CEU) for the following professionals:

Social Workers

Addiction Counselors

Marriage & Family Therapist

Mental Health Counselors

Certified Recovery Support professionals (CAPRC, CARC, CHW/CRS, CCHW)

This course provides education that meets the education requirements for all CADAC credentials through ICAADA

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The MHAI Stanley W. DeKemper Training Institute offers educational opportunities for prevention, treatment and recovery professionals, advocates, and individuals who wish to enhance their understanding of behavioral health, including, beginning or furthering their professional development in mental health and substance misuse. Our educational curricula include educational opportunities in the following categories: Peer Recovery Education, Clinical Education, Mental Health, Substance use, and Supervision/Leadership. Our goal is to offer an in-depth understanding of the ever evolving behavioral health field and provide education that will allow persons to better assist those with behavioral health issues. Our trainings are offered on line, in-person, and our team can even visit you, on-site.

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