Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Common Comorbidities with Substance Use Disorders

Many individuals who develop substance use disorders (SUD) are also diagnosed with mental disorders, and vice versa.  This CEU course provides information on the state of the science in the comorbidity of substance use disorders with mental illness and physical health conditions.

Military and LGBTQ Adoptions and Foster Care

The adoption process can be challenging at times for any prospective adoptive family, but military and LGBTQ families may face special circumstance not experienced by other families.  This CEU course is designed to help expand cultural competence and skills when working with military and LGBTQ persons and examines laws and policies, benefits, potential challenges, and available resources.

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Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Motivational Interviewing in Social Work Practice

Motivational interviewing allows the client to be in charge of determining the changes that need to take place in their life and provides a way of enabling the client to talk themselves into making such changes.  This CEU course explores how motivational interviewing can be used by social workers and gives case examples illustrating the skills and techniques needed to be successful with clients.

Supporting Brain Development in Traumatized Youth

For children and youth who experience child abuse or neglect and associated trauma, brain development may be interrupted, leading to functional impairments.  This CEU course summarizes what healthcare professionals can do to promote healthy brain development for this vulnerable group of children and youth and put families and service providers in touch with the most effective, evidence-based interventions.

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Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Pregnancy Prevention Services For High Risk Youth

Youth in alternative school settings may be at particularly high risk for teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and associated sexual risk behaviors.  This CEU course examines the strategies for delivering adolescent pregnancy prevention services to a high-risk youth population.

Case Management, Care Planning, and Behavioral Health for Homeless Individuals

In the United States and other industrialized countries, rates of disease and mortality are high among those experiencing homelessness and youth represent one of the largest sub-groups of the overall homeless populations.  This CEU course provides an overview of the health issues among youth, case management, and advance care planning among the homeless.

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Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Responsible Parenting for Fathers with a History of Incarceration

The massive growth in incarceration rates in the United States has had significant consequences for families.  This CEU course describes the importance of responsible parenting, a strong relationship between fathers and their partners / coparents, and economic stability for fathers who are incarcerated or were formerly incarcerated and provides recommendations based on the experiences of the Fatherhood Reentry projects for working with the reentry population.

Meditation in Treating PTSD

Evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs), such as Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy, are generally the first-line interventions for PTSD.  Unfortunately, many Veterans still have diagnosable PTSD following EBPs or prefer to try other strategies.  This CE course explores ways to supplement existing treatments, reduce barriers to engagement in EBPs, and provide alternative for individuals who are affected by PTSD.

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Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder

The nation’s opioid epidemic continues to compromise the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities.  This CE course provides comprehensive, national guidance for the optimal management of pregnant and parenting women with an opioid use disorder (OUD) and their infants.

PTSD and Accelerated Aging

Investigators have suggested that aspects of the intra-individual environment, such as psychiatric symptoms, may impact physiology directly and be as important as the external environment, if not more so, in predicting subsequent health outcomes.  This CE course explores the growing empirical literature concerning PTSD-related accelerated aging and the methodologies used to study it.

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