At Risk: Adolescence and Addiction

ASCI2003 - At Risk: Adolescence and Addiction

Micro-Course | 5 CEs | Estimated 5-Hour Workload

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Description

Adolescence is a stage marked by dynamic changes biologically, psychologically, and behaviorally. Adolescents are naturally primed to engage in high-risk behaviors, including substance use and addicting activities. This micro-course focuses on the neurodevelopmental changes occurring in the adolescent brain and the implications of these changes on the development of substance use or addictive behavior disorders.

Related Learning: This micro-course is also part of the ASCI2000 - The Neuroscience of Addiction Learning Path. Learn more.

Accreditation

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This professional development offering has been approved by Walden University, a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 5 CEs. Walden University (NAADAC Provider #72251) is responsible for all aspects of its programming.

Applicable NAADAC counselor skill groups: Clinical Intake and Screening, Clinical Assessment, Treatment Plan, Counseling Services, Case Management, and Discharge and Continuing Care

What You Will Learn

In this micro-course, you will learn to:

  • Describe how adolescent brains are adversely impacted by substance use disorders.
  • Identify risk and protective factors associated with the initiation of substance use.
  • Identify evidence-based approaches in adolescent substance abuse treatment.

Eligibility

  • Must be 18 Years or older

Refund Policy

You will have seven days to request a full refund after purchase. No hidden fees. All books and materials are included with purchase.

Features

Designed by Walden PHD Faculty

Designed by Walden PHD Faculty

Course is designed and supported by Walden PHD faculty with extensive field experience

Knowledge Of Addiction

Knowledge Of Addiction

Topics covered meet SAMHSA competencies (TAP 21)

Fulfill Requirements For Certifications

Fulfill Requirements For Certifications

Obtain training hours and knowledge for the NAADAC certificate exams: NCAC or MAC

In Demand Job Market

In Demand Job Market

Help fill a growing gap in mental health care

Flexible Learning

Flexible Learning

Easily consumable segments to adapt around your busy life

Awards

Certificate of Completion for Continuing Education

Certificate of Completion for Continuing Education

Availability:
  • In Stock
  • feature icon Professional Development
  • feature icon All Level
  • feature icon 5 CEs
  • feature icon Estimated 5-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self-Paced
  • feature icon Accessible for 180 days

How to enroll?

  • 1Add course to cart
  • 2Create your account
  • 3Register for course
  • 4Make payment and submit application
  • 5Start learning
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email lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu for additional assistance

Who is this for

  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers and Community Service Providers
  • Nurses and Medical Service Providers