Behavioral Health Medications

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Description

This publication is the latest edition of the previously offered course entitled, Psychotherapeutic Medications: What Every Counselor Should Know.

Patients who are in combined treatment often see a pharmacotherapist for their medication therapy and a psychotherapist for their talk therapy. This material provides a quick "desk reference" on psychotherapeutic medications for substance abuse and mental health treatment providers. The following topics are included for each medication type: Generic name/Brand name; Purpose of the medication; Usual dose, frequency, and side effects; Potential side effects; Potential for abuse or dependence; Emergency Conditions; Cautions; Special Considerations for Pregnant Women.

Note: This course is presented in a PDF format only.

Format: Asynchronous, reading-based distance learning. Non-interactive.

Content Category: Clinical

This CE program is designated as intermediate.

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses.

There are no known conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Behavioral Health Medications
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

Mid-America Addiction Technology Transfer Center

Editor:
Ignacio Alejandro Barajas Muoz, MS, MA

Content review for current edition provided by:
Steven C. Stoner, PharmD, BCPP
Marcia J. Walmer, RN, AP/MHNP-BC, LCSW, ACSW

CE Approvals

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NAADAC_logoAthealth.com is approved as a continuing education provider by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Provider #148460.

 

At Health, LLC, Provider #1707, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. At Health, LLC, maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 5/3/2023-5/3/2026.

It is At Health's understanding that these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social work in Arkansas.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

It is At Health's understanding that these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, master's level psychologists, licensed clinical psychotherapists, and alcohol and other drug abuse counselors in Kansas.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

It is At Health's understanding that these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice and for social work in Nebraska.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

It is At Health's understanding that these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for psychologists, pastoral psychotherapists, clinical social workers, clinical mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and alcohol and drug abuse counselors in New Hampshire.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

It is At Health's understanding that  these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social workers, professional counselors, marital and family therapists, and clinical pastoral therapists in Tennessee.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

Other jurisdictions may accept trainings offered by At Health, LLC for your continuing education requirements. Restrictions may apply. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.”

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Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Jan 16, 2024.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this program, you should be able to:

  • Describe medications and their uses for various psychiatric disorders.
  • Identify potential side effects of psychotherapeutic medications.
  • Discuss dosage, cautions, and potentials emergencies for each medication.

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