Addiction Certification Preparation Program Element 1

Course Hours: 22.5 Hours

Course Description

? Discuss how each model of addiction views the person with the substance use disorder, explains the cause of addiction, and proposes to treat addiction. ? List reasons why people have used psychoactive drugs throughout history. ? Identify the most common routes of drug administration and absorption. ? Discuss the effects psychoactive drugs can have on the central nervous system.

Prerequisites

-None

Who Should Attend

Georgia Department of Corrections Counselors and Multifunctional Correctional Officers ? All students are chosen and approved by the Office of Reentry Services.

Special Notes

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