Social Work Interventions for Alcohol and Other Drug Problems

By Maryann Amodeo and Luz Marilis López Edited by Jerrold R. Brandell

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Developed in collaboration with social workers Maryann Amodeo, Luz Marilis López, and Jerrold R. Brandell, Social Work Interventions for Alcohol and Other Drug Problems helps participants hone their professional abilities to work with clients experiencing substance use issues.
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  Self-Paced
  2 Credits
  Timely Material 
  Expert Faculty

About the Course

After taking this self-study course, you will be able to:

1. Distinguish among commonly misused drugs.
2. Identify assessment and interviewing methods to support clients with substance use disorders (SUDs) and alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems.
3. Identify approaches to treating clients with substance use disorders (SUDs) and alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems.

You will earn 2 credits by completing this course.

Please note: Accreditation not available in New York, New Jersey, or West Virginia.

Faculty

Maryann Amodeo, Ph.D., LCSW is Professor Emerita and former co-director of the Center for Addictions Research and Services, Boston University School of Social Work. Maryann has worked in the substance use field for more than 30 years as a clinician, educator, and researcher.

Luz Marilis López, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.P.H.
is a faculty member at the Boston University School of Social Work. She works with Latinxs and other immigrants and refugees in practice, capacity building, and research of global health, trauma, and substance use prevention.

Jerrold R. Brandell is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Wayne State University School of Social Work, where he taught from 1992 -2020, and also served in several administrative roles, including interim dean. A practicing psychotherapist-psychoanalyst, he is (founding) editor-in-chief of Psychoanalytic Social Work. He has published over 50 journal articles and book chapters and 16 books in the discipline.

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