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Early Recovery and the Brain
Recorded on March 24, 2022
On Demand Education
Free
1.5 CE Hours
General, Substance Abuse
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Description

As professionals working with patients suffering from substance abuse disorders, it is essential to understand how substances impact the brain. From a clinical perspective, knowing what is happening in the brain is vital to understanding behaviors and symptoms. This training seeks to increase knowledge of post-acute withdrawal symptoms (PAWS) and behavioral interventions we can use with our patients to retrain the brain and decrease the discomfort associated with detox and early recovery.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Define addiction as a brain disease
  2. List 2 impacts of post-acute withdrawal symptoms on the brain
  3. Identify 2 benefits of neuroplasticity in treating the addicted brain
  4. Identify 3 different treatment interventions that utilize neuroplasticity to change the brain
CE Details
Introductory
General
Substance Abuse

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

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 programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

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 continuing education credits. ASWB ACE credit is not available in NY and NJ.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

TPN.health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

CE Policy
TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
Dr. Stacy Grossman

Prior to joining Origins in 2013, Stacy earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina in Wilmington, an M.S. in Clinical Psychology, and a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Florida. Her experience in the substance use disorder arena includes mental health, substance abuse treatment, and psychological testing. She has worked in private practice providing mental health and testing services to adults and kids. She also has experience in an outpatient adult mental health clinic. Her teaching and training topics include addiction treatment in the LGBTQ+ community, HIV/AIDS, domestic violence, and psychopathology. Her personal philosophy is that the whole person must be treated-mind, body, spirit-using resources and tools that are evidence-based and accessible to all people.

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