Implementing Drug Abuse Treatment in Criminal Justice Settings

$5.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

CEU Course Description

This course was developed from the Health & Justice article authored by Ducharme et al. and has the purpose of being both an introduction to the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s work in the area of linking offender populations with effective treatment for drug abuse, HIV, and other related conditions for which they are at high risk, as well as a window onto the challenges of conducting health services research in setting in which improving public health is not the organization’s core mission.

CEU Course Objectives

1. Describe the urgency for effective implementation strategies to improve the detection, prevention, and treatment of drug abuse and addiction in criminal justice populations.

2. Review the mission of The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), as well as the structure and goals of the Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies (CJ-DATS) cooperative.

3. Summarize studies being conducted to test strategies for enhancing treatment service delivery to offender populations.

4. Discuss the challenges of conducting health services research in settings in which improving public health is not the organization’s core mission.

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 CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees) 
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
  • Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
  • Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
  • ACE credit is offered for this course for social workers (followed by ACE approval statement that is currently on every ACE course page) Quantum Units Education, #1289, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/03/2020 – 01/03/2023.

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

 

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Added On: 2014-04-15

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