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Substance Use and Addictions – 7 CEU Hours

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CEU Love is an approved continuing education provider through the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)’s Continuing Education Provider Approval (CEPA) for the Board of Behavioral Sciences’ licensees in compliance with the California Code of Regulations Title 16 §1887 et seq.; Provider #136347.

This approval covers the following mental health licensees in California:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW)
  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC) and
  • Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEP)

*This approval may meet the approval criteria for acceptance by licensing boards in other states. It is your responsibility to check with your state licensing board to ensure that this course meets its criteria for approval.*

Course Syllabus (PDF Download):

Substance Use and Addictions Course Syllabus

Course Description:

The focus of this course is to educate mental health professionals on the subject of addictions and substance use disorders using current research and evidence-based practices. In addition to learning about the most commonly utilized drugs, the course will also provide knowledge about drug addiction, the effects of drug addiction, and the relationship between drug use and viral infections. The course also offers exposure to several different evidence-based treatment models for drug addiction, including those appropriate for use with adolescents. Finally, the course will provide insight into confidentiality and the unique legal requirements when working with substance use and how to recognize and compartmentalize their own values and biases so that they do not interfere with their clinical work. 

Course Access Fee:

$34.99 (1 Year Access; You can print your certificate anytime)


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