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Breaking Through Denial - Getting Someone with an Addiction to Accept Help

Date & Time of Recording:
November 30, 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 presentation will provide a comprehensive review of defensive mechanisms for those struggling with substance use disorders. Family and significant other reactions that facilitate and propagate the denial process will be discussed.

Keywords: Addiction Substance Use Disorder Denial

Objectives

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

  • Identify 3 defense mechanisms common to individuals struggling with Substance Use Disorders
  • Describe how defense mechanisms used by the individual with Substance Use Disorder, impact their family members.
  • Discuss at least 3 common family reactions that worsen the denial process
Disclosures
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. 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.
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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