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Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men 3 NBCC Hours

ACEonline, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6994.

Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  ACEonline, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of programs.

Price:

$25

NBCC Hours:  
3

Registration Requirements

To register for this course, you will be asked to create an account on our website using your name and email address.  Once you have created an account, you will be asked to review and agree to terms and conditions, and then be prompted to make a payment through PayPal.

 

After your payment has processed, you will receive an email with login instructions.  Once you login, you will be asked to create a profile with your name, address, email, phone number, and professional license number.  If you do not have a professional license number, you may enter your driver's license or state identification number.

Authors/Contributors
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). (2014). Tip 56, Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men: Quick Guide for Clinicians, HHS Publication No. (SMA) 14-4882. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Course Description

The subject matter in this course is "directly and primarily related to" the NBCC Content Area, Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship and Social and Cultural Foundations, which have been specified by the NBCC Continuing Education Provider Policy as acceptable content to qualify for NBCC continuing education credit.  This course is available for ACEP home study and offers 3 NBCC Hours.

 

This course requires the Participant to read and understand the attached quick guide pertaining to the specific behavioral health treatment needs of men with substance use disorders (SUDs). This guide is based entirely on Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men, Number 56 in the Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) series. 

 

In Tip 56, Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men: Quick Guide for Clinicians, Participants will begin by exploring important issues such as: how masculinity shapes men’s attitudes, beliefs and behaviors; how culture affects definitions of masculinity; and how masculine roles may hinder some men from seeking needed treatment for behavioral health concerns. Next, Participants will learn some basic differences between men and women patterns of substance use/abuse. Additionally, Participants will consider the unique difficulties men may present for screening and assessment. Also, Participants will become familiar with the treatment issues involved when working with men. Next, Participants will be able to identify the treatment issues involved when working with specific populations of men. Finally, Participants will consider the available treatment modalities and settings. 

 

This course is intended to familiarize mental health professionals, social workers, substance abuse professionals, child welfare workers, healthcare professionals, psychologists, or certified addiction specialists, with the specific behavioral health treatment needs of men with substance use disorders (SUDs).

Learning Objectives
  • To be familiar with important issues surrounding the behavioral health needs of men with SUDs 

  • To understand the differences between men’s and women’s patterns of substance use/abuse 

  • To be aware of the challenges surrounding screening and assessment of men

  • To consider the issues involved when treating men 

  • To identify the treatment issues for specific populations of men 

  • To explore various treatment modalities and settings