Course Code: REL-PS-0-UAOCP
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 3/31/2024
Define and identify 4 risk factors of addiction.
Explain at least 3 factors common to “addictive” personalities.
Explain the Biopsychosocial (BPS) Model of Addiction.
Describe the 4 stages of addiction.
Identify 5 types of drugs.
Discuss 4 types of therapeutic approaches to addiction treatment and at least 10 principles of effective treatment.
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Overview of Addiction
- Meet John
- Definition of Addiction
- Diagnostic Criteria of Addiction/Substance Use Disorders
- Preconceived Thoughts About Addiction
- Risk Factors
- Common Characteristics of the “Addictive” Personality
- Risky “Addictive Behaviors”
- More on Addictive Personalities
- How Do Addictions Develop?
- Addictive Risk Formula
Section 3: Models of Addiction
- Historical Models of Addiction
- The Biopsychosocial Model of Addiction
Section 4: Understanding Use, Abuse, and Addiction
- The 4 Stages of Addiction
- Different Drugs Impact Different People in Different Ways
- Types of Drugs
- Why Do People Begin Using Drugs?
- Neurobiological Response
- Key Takeaways
Section 5: Treatment
- Treatment of Addiction
- Types of Treatment
- Therapeutic Approaches to Addiction Treatment
- Principles of Effective Treatment
- Treatment for John
Section 6: Conclusion
- Course Contributor
- Brain Sparks
Kimberly Cobb, M.S.
Mrs. Cobb is a Content Writer for Public Safety and Health and Human Services at Relias. She Cobb has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Correctional and Juvenile Justice Studies and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. Mrs. Cobb has 24 years of experience working in criminal and juvenile justice. She has worked in direct service positions as well as in research, training, and technical assistance capacities. She was the statewide evaluator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky for adult, juvenile, and family drug courts; a Research Associate for the American Probation & Parole Association providing training and technical assistance to Native American Nations/Alaska Native Villages on systemic criminal and juvenile justice initiatives; and a Research Administrator for the University of Kentucky managing federal, state, and foundation grants awarded to the College of Medicine, Behavioral Science department, Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, and Kentucky Rural Medical Centers.
Disclosure: Kimberly Cobb, M.S. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
David Patzer, MD
David Patzer, M.D. has been practicing child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry for nearly 20 years. His education includes an undergraduate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and a medical degree from Northwestern Medical School in Chicago, Illinois. He completed residency training in General Adult Psychiatry at Yale University and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship training at the Yale University Child Study Center. Dr. Patzer served as Assistant Professor at Yale and subsequently at the University of Arizona in Tucson teaching child psychiatry. He also attended the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Patzer is board certified in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and addiction medicine, as well as licensed for practice in both Tennessee and Arizona. He has served in numerous director-level positions for child and adolescent psychiatry. He has also published numerous articles on developmental disorders and substance use disorders. Dr. Patzer currently serves as the Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Clinical Supervisor for Mental Health Cooperative in Nashville, Tennessee. He is also the Medical Director for the Middle Tennessee Bradford Health Services (Addiction Treatment) in Nashville, Franklin, and Clarksville, Tennessee.
Disclosure: David Patzer, MD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: Correctional Officers; in the following settings: Juvenile Corrections, Adult Corrections.
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