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Cost: 
FREE

This webinar runs from 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

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(WEBINAR) Substance Use Disorders & Medication Misuse in Older Adults

CE Type: 
SW
IACET
# of CE's: 
2.5
0.3 IACET CE's

About This Course

Individuals will learn prevalence and risk factors for substance use disorders and medication misuse, specific to the older adult population; translational gaps between research data and available interventions and treatments and future directions for growth in education and treatment for the older adult population.

Learning Objectives: 

a. Identify signs, symptoms and risk factors for substance use disorder in older adults.
b. Learn known prevalence rates of substance abuse across substances in older adults, and factors that contribute to under-identification and under-diagnosis.
c. Learn risk factors for medication misuse and intervention.
d. Explore options for treatment and intervention for older adults and how to assist older adults in rehabilitation and ongoing recovery.

Intended Audience: 

All D&A Providers

Instructional Level: 

Introductory

Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend entire webinar & complete evaluation in order to receive certificate.

Credit Statements: 

BHTEN is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. 
As an IACET Accredited Provider, BHTEN offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.  BHTEN is authorized by IACET to offer CEUs for this program.
(0.3 CEU = 2.5 Training Hours)

2.5 SW credit hours awarded.  This program is co-sponsored by Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research.  As a CSWE accredited program, the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College is an approved provider of continuing education for social workers, professional counselors, and marriage and family therapists in Pennsylvania and many other states