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Treating Addiction and Psychiatric Disorders

About the Course:

This course features two separate articles that discuss treating co-occurring substance use disorders (SUD) and psychiatric disorders. The first article deals with clients in psychotherapy and includes vignettes. It highlights the original version of motivational interviewing (MI) and recommends using MI and psychodynamic therapy with SUD. The second article deals with the assessment and treatment of co-occurring mood disorders with SUD, mostly highlighting Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and bipolar disorder. It covers the difficulty in accurate diagnosis, and as a result conflicting research. It is research concentrated.

Publication Date:

2019 and 2015

Course Material Authors

Kimberly Stubbs, MD

Dr. Stubbs had the opportunity to work closely with Ohio’s Telepsychiatry Project for intellectual Disabilities and served as the Psychotherapy Clinic Chief. Dr. Stubbs also has an interest in HIV Psychiatry and improving care for marginalized groups

Bryan K. Tolliver, MD, PhD

Dr. Tolliver is an associate professor at Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. His academic focus is on Bipolar disorder and co-occurring substance use disorders, treatment of alcohol, cocaine, opioid dependence and psychopharmacology of addiction.

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge. This material is written at an intermediate level.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the issues in treating co-occurring SUD in therapy.

  2. Identify the the risks of co-occurring bipolar disorder and SUD.

  3. Summarize the treatment options for co-occurring mood disorders and SUD.

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Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

Our Provider Number: 1020

CE Learning Systems, provider #1020, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 2/23/2019 – 2/23/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 2 [type] continuing education credit(s).

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American Psychological Association (APA)

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

Our Provider Number: 5951

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NBCC Counselors completing this course will receive 2 credits.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

Our Provider Number: 107243

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of CE-credit.com, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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

Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba CE-credit.com has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Addiction Disorder Considerations for Patients Seeking Psychotherapy

Assessment and treatment of mood disorders in the context of substance abuse

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Course Number 102739
2 credit hours
  • Online Article
Exam Fee: $13.94No exam fee with a Plus or Unlimited membership package!
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100 members have taken this course