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Substance Abuse in the Elderly
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Date: September 15, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Venue: Erie Maennerchor Club
1607 State Street
Erie, PA 16501
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Format: Live Classroom Course
Price: See Credits for Pricing
Course Description
Summary

 Substance Abuse in the Elderly

 

This program is intended for those individuals working in the Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Fields

Presented By; Michael Herrmann, M.ED., Substance Abuse Consultant

 

Upon the completion of the program the participants should be able to:

  1. Develop an understanding of the historical perspective pertaining to addiction,
  2. Recognize data and contributing factors demonstrating substance abused elderly as a major health problem.
  3. Analyze alcohol & other drugs described with attention to greater susceptibility to toxic effect in the elderly.
  4. Discussions regarding age-specific treatment issues, distinguishing between delirium and dementia; how to treat and educate.

         

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Continuing Education Credits
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  Credit Type Hours Price
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Pennsylvania Certification Board (PCB)
6.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours $40.00
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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
6.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours $40.00
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National Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
6.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours $40.00
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National Association of Social Workers - PA Chapter (NASW-PA) Member
6.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours $60.00
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National Association of Social Workers - PA Chapter (NASW-PA) Non-Member
6.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours $75.00