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WOMEN AND SUBSTANCE USE

Women and Substance Use provides an overview of the substance use issues affecting women in our society.

Audience:

This course is eligible for U of M ACCP specialization in Addiction Studies and appropriate for post-secondary students and helping professionals.

Description:

The course will provide participants with an overview of health determinants and gender differences which may make women vulnerable to developing issues with substance use, as well as the challenges women face when accessing help and participating in a treatment and continuing recovery program.  This course also provides participants with the knowledge and skills to enhance thier ability to screen long term recovery. This course includes information on:

  • The dynamics of women’s issues related to addictions
  • Identification and referral processes
  • Resources

Prerequisite:

Fundamentals of Addictions (for ACCP students)

Tuition:

$175.00

Dates:

 

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