Addiction And Co-Occurring Disorders - Online CEU Course for Psychologists

When looking for informative online CEU courses, consider one on addiction. At Professional Psych Seminars, we offer a variety of online courses and live in person classes on a variety of topics for mental health professionals. Our Addiction and co-occurring disorders online CEU course can easily be viewed on a PC, MAC, tablet, or a phone and offers 6.0 credits. This continuing education course presents challenges for clinicians while treating those addicted to substances and with another mental health disorder.

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Author Ken Bachrach, Ph.D. designed this course to offer specific information for delivering effective treatment to a particular patient. This course addresses the DSM-5 changes for Substance Use Disorders as well as provide a helpful model for conceptualizing these cases. He also showcases how to avoid frustration when working with these difficult cases through counseling strategies such as motivational interviewing. Major drug of abuse are examined closely with specific prevention and treatment recommendations too.

This online CEU course will describe the six criteria to use when working with an addictive or co-occurring mental disorder patient. It also will teach three different counseling techniques to use with someone that is stopping substance use. The author also mentions two major changes to the DSM-5 for proper diagnosis. Lastly, it lists medications that will help reduce cravings in your patients. Bachrach is a licensed psychologist with over 30 years of experience overseeing programs for individuals with mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders. He is also the Site Principal Investigator for the National Institute of Drug Abuse’s Clinical Trial Network.

About Our Addiction Online CEU Courses

At Professional Psych Seminars, a private, non-profit educational organization, we offer an extensive range of online courses and live seminars to health professionals on a variety of topics, not just addiction and co-occurring disorders. We believe in providing comprehensive information to nurses, psychologists, social workers and more who want to learn the latest ways to accurately and effectively treat their patients. For more information about our online courses and live seminars or to learn more about the Addiction and co-occurring disorders online CEU course, visit our website at or call toll-free at (877) 777-0668 today.