Substance Use and Concurrent Disorders



7.5 Hours



Method of Delivery

Online (asynchronous fully self-directed learning)

What You Will Learn

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Course Content

This course content includes the following topics:

  1. Knowledge of various forms of addiction (substance, solvents, process addictions)
  2. Knowledge of the physiological mechanisms of chemical dependence
  3. Knowledge of biological, psychological and sociological factors that determine an individual’s level of involvement with substances or gambling
  4. Knowledge of early, middle, and late signs and symptoms of addictions and/or poly substance use
  5. Knowledge of how addictions work and their effects on family and community
  6. Knowledge of base principles of pharmacology
  7. Knowledge of human growth and development
  8. Knowledge of processes of recovery including western and traditional models
  9. Knowledge of relapse prevention, planning, and techniques

The course includes a quiz, a course evaluation and certificate of completion.

Course Description

Anyone working with individuals and families on the frontline requires a foundational knowledge of substance use and concurrent disorders.

This course is a comprehensive primer that introduces the learner to the various forms of addiction; the physiological mechanisms of chemical dependence; the various factors that determine an individual’s involvement in substance use; the signs, symptoms, effects and supports available for clients and their family.


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