Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations (Updated)

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate


CEU Course Description

Drug addiction is a brain disease that affects behavior and recovery from drug addiction and requires effective treatment, followed by management of the problem over time.  This CEU course describes the treatment principles and research findings that have particular relevance to the criminal justice community and to treatment professionals working with drug abusing offenders.

Article Author:  Bennett Fletcher, Ph.D. and Redonna Chandler, Ph.D.
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Explain the triggers that may cause drug cravings.

2.  Compare and contrast those who are legally pressured to enter treatment and those who enter treatment without legal pressure.

3.  Examine the evidence-based interventions used for drug abuse treatment for criminal justice populations.

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Added On: 2016-05-23

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