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Physical and Cognitive Disabilities and Substance Use Disorder

Physical and Cognitive Disabilities and Substance Use Disorder

Physical and Cognitive Disabilities and Substance Use Disorder

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: 29 Dec 2016
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Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

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Description

Physical and Cognitive Disabilities and Substance Abuse presents an overview of the issues involved in providing substance use disorder treatment for people with coexisting disabilities. It provides important definitions, relevant research findings and a discussion of barriers to treatment for people with coexisting disabilities; it also provides methods of screening for disabilities and ways in which substance use disorder treatment may need to be modified for people with coexisting disabilities. Treatment modifications are presented as well as guidance to develop linkages with other service providers. The unit discusses treatment planning and counseling and gives specific recommendations concerning how treatment can be modified to be most effective for people with specific disabilities. Staff training, funding mechanisms, marketing and demonstrating an organizational commitment to working with people who have coexisting disabilities are addressed along with national resources.

Objectives

Upon Course completion of this unit, the student will be able to:
Objective 1:
Identify substance abuse issues of persons with physical and cognitive disabilities.
Objective 2:
Define barriers to treatment for people with co-existing disabilities.
Objective 3:
Define treatment modifications for substance abuse based on co-existing disabilities.
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.

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

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

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