Substance Use Disorders: The Opiate Crisis & Beyond
This training will cover the broad field of addiction with a focus on substance abuse and dependence. Participants will learn about the spectrum of substance use disorders (SUD), the diversity of addicted populations, and treatment options.
100% Online Training!
Future Training Dates TBA
$39 per person
Registered participants will receive a secure link to access the online training 48 hours prior to the first session.
Substance Use Disorders (SUD) are one of the most significant health challenges facing contemporary United States. The impact of the opiate crisis has escalated this concern even further because of the prevalence, cost, and deadly impact to this country.
This training will cover the broad field of addiction with a focus on substance abuse and dependence. Participants will learn about the spectrum of substance use disorders (SUD), the diversity of addicted populations, and treatment options. Also presented will be the history, trends, family, and financial costs of SUD in this Country. Emphasis will be placed on research-driven approaches which are critical for reducing SUD. In addition, participants will be exposed to the impact of addiction on the family and society, and to public policy issues, and addressing the prevention of addiction.
By providing employees and managers with training that is interactive and focused to the modern workplace, employers will be able to create a culture that focuses on prevention and early intervention of SUD, recognition of signs and symptoms, how to reduce stigma, and establish/maintain employee satisfaction and retention.
This training prepares participants to identify, respond to, and address SUD in the workplace. The situations described in this course cover the most pressing and challenging issues of SUD—at work and beyond. This training includes a particular focus on the opiate crisis and how employers are responding to that challenge.