foster care

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…

Growing opioid epidemic forcing more children into foster care

The opioid epidemic has become so severe it’s considered a national public health emergency. Addiction to prescription painkillers, such as oxycodone and morphine, has contributed to a dramatic rise in overdose deaths and health care costs. What many don’t realize, it’s also associated with an alarming number of children placed…

Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Substance Abuse Treatment for Women This CE course provides gender-specific factors that significantly influence treatment retention of women, and includes women’s treatment issues and needs, parenting issues and treatment needs, and co-occurring disorders that are most prevalent among women and are likely to require attention during the course of treatment. …

Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Supporting Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care – Financial Literacy Programs Youth transitioning out of foster care and into adulthood need many supports to navigate the challenges they face.  This CEU course focuses on the programs that aim to promote asset building and financial literacy.  It explains why these programs…

Heroin Use by Parents Leads to Growing Number of Children in Foster Care

Officials in states hit hard by heroin use, such as Ohio, say the drug is a major reason for the increasing number of children being placed in foster care. “What we’re finding more and more is that the parents are addicted to opiates. And more often than not, it’s heroin,”…