Substance Use Disorders Amongst Older Adults: Risk Factors, Prevention and Treatment

NASW Michigan

Mark Wills 0 630
1-4 p.m.

Using the ASAM Criteria as the foundation of efforts to improve treatment for Substance Use Disorder amongst the aging population, at the end of this training, Social Workers will be able to understand acute intoxication and withdrawal potential amongst the aging population; explore & assess the biomedical conditions and complications faced by the aging population with substance use disorder; assess emotional, behavioral, or cognitive conditions and complications; understand and assess the stages of change; assess relapse, continued use, or continued problem potential amongst the aging population; and assess how environmental factors such as living arrangements and social support systems impact recovery.

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