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Administrators - Addressing the Needs of Women in Treatment

Administrators - Addressing the Needs of Women in Treatment

Administrators - Addressing the Needs of Women in Treatment

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Launch date: 01 Feb 2018
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Last updated: 06 Aug 2018

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This course addresses the following aspects with regard to the specific needs of women in substance abuse treatment: women’s patterns of substance use across a continuum from initiation of use through recovery; the physiological effects of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco on women; specific screening, assessment, and treatment engagement, placement, and planning processes that support the unique constellation of women’s issues; women’s prevention issues and treatment needs across specific population groups and treatment settings; current knowledge, including science-based and best practices, to best address the biopsychosocial factors that influence treatment engagement, retention, and outcomes among women; and administrative considerations to support gender-responsive treatment for women.

*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal.


On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Discuss how women’s experiences as well as their unique biopsychosocial and cultural needs must be considered in substance abuse treatment.

2. Summarize various gender-responsive treatment principles associated with women in general and specifically with women who have substance use disorders.

3. Review the physiological effects of substances on women as well as use patterns that are specific to them.

4. Differentiate between interpersonal, intrapersonal, structural, sociocultural, and systemic barriers to treatment for women.

5. Identify services needed in women’s substance abuse treatment, characteristics of effective programs, and program development considerations for specific populations.
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Industry Specialist
on behalf of Quantum Units Education

Quantum Units Education began in 2005 with a vision: to be a company with a conscience. Quantum Units Education is not your ordinary CE provider. What this means is simple: we strive to give back. We are grateful for the opportunity we have been given to help others. We want to pay it forward in caring for the environment and our community - which includes each and every customer that crosses our path. We are all in relationship with each other and with our planet. Let us think bigger, take action that creates lasting change, be innovative with our use of green technologies, engage with like-minded partners and move responsibly in our global community.

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

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 2.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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