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The Brain and Addiction

The Brain and Addiction

The Brain and Addiction

Yvonne Martinez, CADC II, ICADC, NCAC I, CRPS
Yvonne Martinez, CADC II, ICADC, NCAC I, CRPS
on behalf of CARE-EDU

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Launch date: 19 Oct 2016
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Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

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The Brain and Addiction provides scientific information about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drug abuse and the basic approaches that have been developed to prevent and treat the disease.
Information is provided to address such questions as:
• How does science provide solutions for drug abuse and addiction?
• What is drug addiction and why do people take drugs?
• If taking drugs makes people feel good, what's the problem?
• Is continued drug abuse a voluntary behavior?
• What factor determines if a person will become addicted?
• What are biological or environmental (sociocultural) factors?
• What are the medical consequences of drug addiction?

Presented are the dimensions of neurochemical tolerance, dependence and abuse of alcohol, dependence complications, metabolism, actions on the brain, BAC and progressive effects, including alcohol-related trauma and behavioral effects as well as a timeline on the history of drinking through the twentieth century and sociocultural considerations.

Objectives

Upon course completion, the student will be able to:
Objective 1:
Define the disease concept of addiction including research, definitions and sociocultural influence.
Objective 2:
Define neurochemical tolerance, dependence, metabolism, and actions on the brain.
Objective 3:
Identify historical progressive symptoms and phases of alcoholism.
Yvonne Martinez, CADC II, ICADC, NCAC I, CRPS

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Yvonne Martinez, CADC II, ICADC, NCAC I, CRPS
on behalf of CARE-EDU

• 30 years experience specializing in trauma informed care training/services, addiction recovery, supervisory case management, crises management, and advocacy for victims and their families.
• Director, CARE-EDU (Center for Advanced Recovery Education)
• Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, CADC-II, # A010250315
• National Certified Addiction Counselor, NCAC-I # 015767
• Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, ICADC # A010250315
• Certified Continuing Education Provider CCAPP # 5-16-242-0218
• Certified Relapse Prevention Specialist, CRPS
• Sexual Addiction Specialist
• Domestic Violence- Batterer Intervention Program Certificate
• Extensive experience working with addiction and trauma issues
• Multi-cultural experience working with minority and indigenous people groups
• 20 years experience with foster care/adoptions systems
• Ordained minister, Director of Transformation Center, Bethel Church, Redding, CA
• Speaker and author
Yvonne Martinez is a specialist in addiction and trauma informed training. She is professional addiction’s counselor with CADC-II, ICADC, NCAC-I and CRPS credentials. She is the Educational Director of CARE-EDU providing CCAPP/CAADAC certification education for Addiction Counseling. CCAPP/CAADAC Continuing Education, Pastoral Counselor Development, and professional trauma informed services and training.
Yvonne serves as Director of Transformation Center, Bethel Church, Redding, CA, where she helps oversee 32 counselors and Transformation Center's program development.
As an international conference speaker, Yvonne teaches, travels, provides direct services
and is the author of 18 books.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • 3.00 Units

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