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Guide to Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment and Recovery

Course Overview

In this training course you will gain an understanding of substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery practices and principles. The course will review the signs and symptoms of SUD and how the process of screening and assessment helps determine next steps and the required level of care.

The course will define effective, clinically-proven treatment principles and the importance of providing an individualized, multi-faceted approach to treatment and continuum of care.

Participants will learn how the process of change can contribute to interrupting the addiction cycle and achieving recovery. The course will review the four dimensions and ten guiding principles of recovery and provide an understanding of relapse (or setback), the stages of relapse, and relapse prevention. Finally, the course will provide a guide to locating trusted resources and support.

What You Will Learn

Course Outline

  1. Brief Review of Substance Use Disorder (SUD)
    a. Definition
    b. Cause and Risk Factors

  2. Screening and Assessment
    a. The Process and Purpose
    b. Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to
    Treatment
    c. PCP and Addiction Specialist Assessment
    d. ASAM’s Six Dimensions of Multidimensional
    Assessment
    e. Other Common SUD Screenings: ACEs:
    Adverse Childhood Experiences Screening

  3. DSM-5 Signs and Symptoms of SUD
    a. DSM 5 Signs and Symptoms
    c. Determining the Severity

  4. Cycle of Addiction and Stages of Change
    a. Cycle of Addiction and Denials Role
    b. Stages of Change

  5. SUD Treatment and Levels of Care
    a. Treatable Disorder
    b. Individualized. Continuum of Care
    c. ASAM’s Levels of Care
    d. Multi-faceted Approach to SUD Treatment
    e. Principles of Effective Treatment

  6. Recovery
    a. Definition
    b. Four Dimensions of Recovery
    c. Ten Guiding Principles

  7. Relapse, or Setback
    a. Definition
    b. Stages of Relapse
    c. Relapse Prevention

  8. Resources and Support

Online CE Course

Online, self-paced continuing education.

3.0 CE Credits

Clinician and layperson accreditation through Purdue University, College of Pharmacy, Office of Continuing Education.

Fees

Individual Course: $45

Prerequisites

None

On-Site & Live Online Training

On-site and live online training, available for groups of five or more.

Fill out the form below, email us, or call 844.554.3354 for more information and a custom quote.

Trainer Course

Get certified to deliver course within your community.

Prerequisite

The Brain and the Disease of Addiction

Fees: $240/person

Annual Program License: $400/per group

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