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Addiction

Advocating for the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Client


This course will explain the importance of advocacy for mental health and addiction services to better prepare master’s level counselors and other professionals to reach and work with clients.

 

 

We will explore ways to:

– help erase the remaining stigma surrounding mental health
– suggest improvements or changes
– lobby your representatives on mental health issues
– participate in fun events

This course will award 2 continuing education hours.  Please see the board approval box for course approval information.

Author:  Leesa M. Robertson, M.Ed., CAP, LMHC
Ms. Robertson, M.Ed., CAP, LMHC is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia.  She is credentialed in alcohol and other drug counseling.    

Course Information: 
Relevance and Target Audience:  This course is designed for master’s level counselors and social workers, addiction professionals, and nurses who work with individuals suffering from excessive worry in the wake of situational stressors.  

Content level:  Intermediate
Course Format:  This course is offered as a self-paced distance learning format (reading-based online activity)
System Requirements:  This course is offered online.  Internet connection required.
Course Completion Information:  To earn continuing education credit, professionals must register and pay the fee for the course.  They must read the content and demonstrate understanding by earning a minimum score of 70 percent on testing materials.  The certificate of completion will be able to be downloaded after the above is completed. Refunds will be granted upon request with the withdrawal of credit for the course.
For questions, concerns or to request special accommodations, please call 866-863-4225 or email ContactUs@BaysideCEU.com.

CEBroker Provider Number:  50-204
CEBroker Course ID: 20-876581

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