Substance Abuse > Chapter 1 - Introduction

Substance Abuse

Presented by
Lance J. Parks, LCSW

Earn a 50% refund for this course by completing the Course Survey!  You must track your exact time for reading the course, and separately the time it takes to complete the posttest. You must also pay for and complete this course to qualify. After completing the course and the Course Survey, send the Course Survey to We will then refund 50% of the cost you paid for the course.  [Refunds generally take until 1:45PM PST the next business day to reconcile] For further information and instructions, download the “Course Survey” available on the left column. It take about 10 to 15 minutes to complete the Course Survey.



Upon completion of this course the participant will receive 7 CE Credits/Contact Hours.


CALIFORNIA: This course meets the criteria and is accepted by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences for continuing education hours for Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Professional Counselors, and Educational Psychologists. (See Nursing Approval below)

TEXAS: This course meets the criteria for acceptable continuing education as defined by the Texas State Board of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Social Workers.

Note:  The CA BBS and TX Boards no longer directly approve providers of continuing education; however, this course meets their criteria for acceptable continuing education.


The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) (Approval #886463870-5733) for 7 Social Work continuing education contact hours in SUD's (Substance Use Disorders).


This course is accepted/approved by the following for continuing education credits/contact hours: 

The California Board of Registered Nursing # CEP 14462

The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) # 6412 
The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling #50-14000 
The California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals: CCAPP-IE Provider # 1N-16-256-0822

The California Associations of Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE) #Cp20 977 H 0422



It is the responsibility of the participant to check with their board regarding specific CE requirements.




Substance Abuse > Chapter 1 - Introduction
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