Harm Reduction Approach in Managing Substance Abuse

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

CEU Course Description

This CEU course provides practitioners with information on harm reduction - an approach to managing alcohol use, drug use, and other risky behaviors.  Topics discussed include: the client as the change agent; substance use and harm reduction; harm reduction in practice; and adapted clinical guidelines for opioid use disorder.

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Explain the principles of harm reduction practice.

2.  Investigate the evidence-based, feasible, and cost-effective ways of mitigating health risks associated with drug use and other high-risk behaviors.

3.  Describe what the practice of harm reduction promotes for the client.

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.

Course Development: Each course is identified and reviewed by the appropriate Quantum Units Education consultant with professional and licensed expertise in the various disciplines we serve. Our professional consultants oversee course development to satisfy the needs of various professionals based on their board requirements, rate course degree of difficulty and ensure the course content and exam questions are appropriate, relevant and comprehensive. See our professional staff and their bios here.

*Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.
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Added On: 2015-05-26

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