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Psychology of Addiction

Date & Time of Recording:
August 14, 2020 | Self-paced
Modality:
  • On-demand video
Registration Fee:
Free
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Additional Details
Instructional Hours:
1.00
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Description
This course will discuss how the biology and psychology collude to keep the addiction going. You will explore how and why individuals with Substance Use Disorders rationalize their behavior. Finally, you will explore how the thinking and behavior of an addicted individual impacts the thinking and behavior of the people who care about them.

Keywords: addiction, controlled substance, substance use, opioids

Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • List at least 3 problematic thinking patterns common in individuals with Substance Use Disorders.
  • Describe the connection between the biology of addiction and the predictable thinking patterns commonly found in individuals struggling with Substance Use Disorders.
  • Discuss how the problematic thinking patterns of addicted individuals trigger problematic thinking patters of their loved ones.
Disclosures
Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires faculty and all persons directly involved in the planning of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials. The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity. Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation. Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit. The Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) is a multi-year initiative supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to address barriers to access in rural communities related to substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder.
Credits Available
  • Social Workers
    SC Board of Social Work Examiners (Non-SW)
    Credit Statement
    This program is approved for 1 non-social work hours of continuing education by Upstate AHEC, a part of the South Carolina AHEC system, as defined by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners.
  • Registered Nurses
    American Nurses Credentialing Center
    Credit Statement
    Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 1 contact hours. 
  • LPC
    SC Board of Examiners for Professional Counselors
    Credit Statement
    This program is approved for 1 hours of continuing education by Upstate AHEC, a division of SC AHEC, under its accreditation by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists.
  • All other participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    This program provides 0.1 CEUs by Upstate AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
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