Biochemical/Medical Client Education
Course Description: This course will focus on developing an understanding of the biological foundation of chemical dependency disorders. The physical effects of various substances (stimulants, depressants, analgesics, THC, etc.) will be reviewed. The use of psychotherapeutic medications associated with drug use and withdrawal will be examined. This seminar will also focus on the use of various medications as an adjunct in comprehensive addiction treatment. Medication utilization in detoxification treatment and rehabilitation treatment will be covered.
Course Length: 2-3 hours
Audience: Addiction Professionals
Course Author: Alexandra Lopez, MA, LCADC, SAC, DRCC, CPS, CCS
Approval No: 2082017C403D
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