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Substance Related Disorders and Anxiety EBP

Substance Related Disorders and Anxiety EBP

Course Hours: 
1
CE Hours : 
1
IACET CEUs: 
0.10
Price: 
$20.00

Substance Related Disorders and Anxiety EBP training course

Substance use is believed to be particularly high among individuals who suffer from anxiety disorders, which is attributed to a belief that drug and alcohol use reduces anxiety and tension. Furthermore, there is a belief that a reciprocal, causal relationship exists between anxiety and substance abuse over time due to the positive relationship between anxiety disorders and alcohol dependence. Because individuals who suffer from anxiety disorders are more likely to self-medicate with alcohol and/or illicit drugs, treating co-occurring anxiety and substance abuse has been a challenge for behavioral health professionals. In addition, co-occurring anxiety and substance abuse also has a high possibility of relapse. An integrated approach to relapse prevention may be the most effective treatment for co-occurring anxiety and substance dependence. Behavioral health professionals need to be trained to effectively provide the treatment approaches to make integrated programs successful. This course will explore what anxiety disorders are before taking an in-depth look at the relationship between substance abuse and anxiety.

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CE Approvals
  • Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy
  • American Association of Psychiatric Technicians (AAPT)
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling
  • Florida State Board of Occupational Therapy
  • International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
  • Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
  • Texas Board of Licensed Professional Counselors
  • The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • The Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
  • The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)