Archive for August, 2015


Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment and Frequently Asked Questions (1 credit hour)

Program Summary:  This course outlines 13 principles of effective substance use treatment and discusses frequently asked questions.  The reading explores a variety of treatment issues including the components of drug abuse treatment, a comparison of relapse rates, and the unique needs of special populations.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice. Read the complete description of this course…..


Autism Spectrum Disorder: Causes, Signs, Diagnosis and Treatment (1 credit hour)

Program Summary:  This course provides an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder including causes, early signs and symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.  This course references the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

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Community Report on Autism (3 credit hours)

Program Summary:  This course examines the 2014 Community Report on Autism from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network.  The ADDM Network is the largest, ongoing ASD tracking system in the US.  The course explores developmental monitoring efforts, signs and symptoms, risk factors, prevalence, and key research findings.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice. Read the complete description of this course…..


Therapeutic Communities (1 credit hour)

Program Summary:  This course explores therapeutic communities and the ‘community as method’ approach to treatment for substance use disorders.  The course describes the fundamental components of a therapeutic community, the three treatment stages, and the needs of special populations.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice. Read the complete description of this course…..


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