Screening and Assessing for Substance Use Disorders in Older Adults

Green Clock Hours: 1.00 - 1.25

The number of older adults, those 65 years of age and older, needing treatment for substance use disorders (SUDs) has increased over time and continues to be a public health concern. In addition, concerns about the overuse of prescription medications, and interactions between prescription medications and other substances, is on the rise. In this course, you will learn to screen, assess, and diagnose SUDs in older adults. The goal of this course is to provide professionals in addictions, behavioral health counseling, marriage and family therapy, nursing, psychology, and social work in health and human services settings with current information related to diagnosing and assessing substance use disorders in older adults.

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Course Description

The number of older adults, those 65 years of age and older, needing treatment for substance use disorders (SUDs) has increased over time and continues to be a public health concern. In addition, concerns about the overuse of prescription medications, and interactions between prescription medications and other substances, is on the rise. In this course, you will learn to screen, assess, and diagnose SUDs in older adults. The goal of this course is to provide professionals in addictions, behavioral health counseling, marriage and family therapy, nursing, psychology, and social work in health and human services settings with current information related to diagnosing and assessing substance use disorders in older adults.

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