Why You Should Care about the Genetics of Addiction: Implications for Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment
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The field of genetics is rapidly advancing, and personalized medicine promises to change the way we approach prevention, intervention, and treatment. What does this mean for the field of addiction? In this talk, Dr. Dick will provide an update on what we know about the genetics of addiction, how new advances are having an impact on our ability to prevent and intervene in substance use disorders, and how you can apply this knowledge now to help individuals and families.
- Addiction Counselors
- Social Workers
At the end of this workshop, the learner will be able to:
- Describe how genetic influences impact substance use disorders
- Explain the current state of gene identification and precision medicine
- Identify characteristics that indicate genetic risk
- Apply knowledge about genetically influenced risk pathways to prevention/intervention efforts
This program has been approved for 1.5 CE clock hours in Diagnosis by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.
This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programing. Counselor Skill Group: Counseling Services.
TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 Diagnosis, Clinical continuing education credits.
ASWB ACE credit is not available in NY and NJ.