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Older Adults and Substance Abuse

Older Adults and Substance Abuse

Older Adults and Substance Abuse

 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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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Older Adults and Substance Abuse discusses the relationship between aging and substance abuse and offers guidance on identifying, screening, and assessing not only substance abuse but also disorders such as dementia and delirium that can mask or mimic an alcohol or prescription drug problem. This unit aims to advance the understanding of the relationships between aging and substance abuse and to provide practical recommendations for incorporating that understanding into practice.

Objectives

Upon Course completion of this unit, the student will be able to:
Objective 1:
Identify the difference between age-related disorders and substance abuse.
Objective 2:
Identify ways to incorporate this understanding into practice.
Objective 3:
Access various assessment and screening tools.
 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)
  • 6.00 Units

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