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Introduction to Women and Substance Use Disorders
Monday, August 01, 2011

Introduction to Women and Substance Use Disorders

This 12-hour, self-paced course helps counselors and other practitioners working with women to better understand women’s substance use, treatment and recovery experiences and effective interventions for women. There are nine modules listed below along with the estimated amount of time necessary to complete each module.

A. About this Course: Overview and Navigation (.75 hour)
1. Women and Substance Use (1.25 hour)
2. Overview of Effective Clinical Interventions with Women (2 hours)
3. Violence, Trauma, and Trauma-Informed Approaches (2 hours)
4. Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders (CODs) (1.25 hours)
5. Health Care Issues for Women in Treatment (1.25 hour)
6. Considerations Related to Pregnancy (1.5 hours)
7. Considerations Related to Family (1.25 hours)
8. Moving Forward (.75 hour)
ENROLLMENT INSTRUCTIONS: To enroll in this course, fill out the online registration form below.  You will receive an email from the National Office with your login and enrollment information approximately 24 hours after you complete registration. Then you will be able to begin the course.

NOTE: When registering below, please ensure that all characters in your email address are lower-case. Failing to do this may cause the system to reject your email address & never send your login information email.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS: This course was built using Content Point © by Kaplan IT Learning ©. In order to complete this course, you will need:

  • A personal computer
  • Windows 95, NT, or better
  • Internet Explorer 4.0, Firefox 2.0, or better
This course was developed by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP), for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) under contract number 283-07-3802, with SAMHSA, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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When  Monday, August 01, 2011
Thursday, August 01, 2013