The stated goal of this publication is to assist Substance Abuse Treatment providers in offering effective, up-to-date treatment to all women with substance use disorders. It provides a wealth of women-specific resources to guide users of the material. Clinical and administrative information is provided in order to assist healthcare providers who work with female clients with substance use disorders on how they can best respond to treatment needs of women.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to discuss/explain:
- The patterns of substance use from initiation to treatment
- The physiological effects of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco on women
- The difference between screening and assessment
- Substance abuse among specific population groups and settings
38 Continuing Education Hours