Implementing Drug Abuse Treatment in Criminal Justice Settings

$5.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

Did you know you can now get UNLIMITED CE Hours for only $74.95?
Click Here to learn more.

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.

ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.


CAADE Approval

This course is CAADE approved.


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 degrees of difficulty and ensure the course content and exam questions are appropriate, relevant and comprehensive. See our professional staff and their bios here.

*Questions regarding how to take a course, refunds, grievance policy and ADA policy can be found here.
*Questions regarding this course or need support? Contact us at

Added On: 01/01/2013

Copyright © 2024 Quantum Units Education. All Rights Reserved.