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EMCDDA INSIGHTS Models of Addiction

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About the Course:

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The EMCDDA commissioned this report in order to increase understanding of the nature of addiction, highlighting the lessons that alcohol, tobacco and non-pharmacological addictions can provide for understanding addiction to illicit drugs, and vice versa. Importantly, this report progresses from a presentation of addiction theories to an exploration of their consequences for interventions.

Publication Date:

2013

Course Material Author

Robert West, PhD

Dr. West is a Professor of Health Psychology and Director of Tobacco Studies, University College London. He has had over 100 articles published in peer reviewed journals.

Recommended For:

Addiction professionals, counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify at least three different categories of addiction theories

  2. Describe key ideas in at least two addiction theories

  3. Give examples of appropriate Intervention strategies based on a given theory.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

3 credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

3 credit hours

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Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

3 ce credit hours

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

3 credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

3 credit hours

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

3 credit hours

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Course Material

References begin on page 135.

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Course Number 102428
3 credit hours
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