Therapeutic Communities

$6.00 | CE Hours:2.00 | Intermediate

 

CEU Course Description

Therapeutic communities are a common form of long-term residential treatment for substance use disorders.  This CEU course discusses the therapeutic community approach, the effectiveness of therapeutic communities, fundamental components, methods of providing treatment, treating populations with special needs, and integration of therapeutic communities into the criminal justice system.

CEU Course Objectives

1. Describe various characteristics of therapeutic communities, including their approach to treatment, populations served, and how they have evolved over time.

2. Identify ways in which therapeutic community (TC) theory applies to individuals with substance use disorders during recovery and rehabilitation.

3. Discuss how populations with special needs are served in therapeutic communities.

4. Evaluate the use of the TC model in the criminal justice system, including results of research in this area.

5. Summarize strategies to adapt TCs to prevailing substance use and treatment trends and to current directions in health care.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
  • Texas Board of Social Workers
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

To see other approvals in your state, see our state by state provider approval listings here.

 

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Added On: 2015-09-29

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