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ACP Complete Package, 44 Modules - 321 Hours CEU/CPD

Full Tier 1 Including:

M1 Eight Practice Dimensions of Addiction Counselling

M2 Addiction Counselling Techniques
M3 Addiction Theory Overview
M4 Ethics and Legal Responsibilities

M5 Addiction Pharmacology
M6 Detoxification in the Treatment Setting
M7 Treatment Modalities
M8 Psychology Theory in Addiction Counselling
M9 Clinical Supervision
M10 Crisis Intervention
M11 Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders
M12 Process and Behavioural Addictions
M13 12 Step Treatment
M14 Substance Abuse Family Therapy
M15 Addiction - Prevention and Intervention
M16 Addiction in South Africa
M17 Substance Abuse Group Therapy
M18 Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction
M19 Comprehensive Case Management in Substance Abuse
M20 Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Abuse

M21 Matrix Outpatient Model
M22 Dealing With Substance Abuse in Schools
M23 Dealing With Substance Abuse in the Workplace
M24 Cultural Competence in Addiction Counselling
M25 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in Addiction Counselling
M26 Dialectical Behaviour Therapy in Addiction Counselling
M27 Motivational Enhancement Therapy in Addiction Counselling

M28 DSM 5 Overview for Addiction Counsellors
M29 Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With HIV AIDS
M30 Brief Interventions in Substance Abuse Counselling
M31 Neurobiology of Addiction
M32 Relapse Prevention

M33 Guide to Substance Abuse Services for Primary Care Clinicians
M34 Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction
M35 Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Abuse Treatment
M36 Peer Recovery Coaching
M37 Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment
M38 Administrative Issues in Outpatient Treatment
M39 Treatment of Eating Disorders
M40 Managing Depressive Disorders in Early Recovery
M41 SUD Treatment for People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities
M42 Treatment of Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders

M43 Trauma Informed Care

M44 Gender Responsive Treatment for Women

ACP Complete Package, 44 Modules - 321 Hours CEU/CPD

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