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Earn_CD_AOD_CEUs_HereWelcome to CEU By Net's AOD Continuing Education Page, Offering Addiction CEUs, Substance Abuse CEUs, and Chemical Dependency CEUs.  


We Are an Approved Provider of Practical Online Addiction Continuing Education for NAADAC, IC&RC, Florida FCB, California CCAPP, TCBAP-TAAP, NBCC, EACC, and Multiple State Mental Health and Addiction Boards.  For a Complete List of Our CE Certifications and Licenses, go here.   


We are Licensed CE Provider #1877-12 for Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals (an IC&RC Member Board) and Texas Association of Addiction Professionals (a NAADAC Pre-Approved CE Provider).  Our course credits are therefore automatically accepted by NAADAC and IC&RC, and by State Addiction Licensure Boards which accept NAADAC and/or IC&RC credit.  We are also a recognized CE Provider for Florida Certification Board.  Many boards also accept our NBCC and EACC continuing education credit hours and PDHs.  


We offer UNLIMITED CEUs and PDHs for only $54.95 per year


To jump directly to the Addiction Catalog, go HERE.




Course 5K - 5 Credit Hours - Part 1 of 'Finding Balance After the War Zone - Considerations in the Treatment of Post-Deployment Stress Effects - A Guide for Clinicians' 


 Course 5K addresses the UNIQUE PHYSIOLOGICAL and TRAUMA INDUCED STRESSORS experienced by US Military Service Members who have been deployed to the War Zones of Iraq and Afghanistan, and the lingering impact of these experiences after return to home.  This is a Clinical Guide to the ASSESSMENT and UNDERSTANDING of the Stress Injuries which are commonplace among these returning veterans, and an introduction to the TREATMENT of post-deployment PTSD, SUDs, anger, anxiety, and depression.

The course also presents an excellent explanation of the unique CULTURE of Military Service Units in the War Zone - both while there and after they are re-deployed to home.  The Culture of the War Zone, in fact, gives rise to a surprising phenomenon - and this course explains it well:  Most War Zone veterans feel that the hardest part of the war is 'coming home.'  



ceu_5L_pic1.jpgCourse 5L - 5 Credit Hours - Part 2 of 'Finding Balance After the War Zone - Considerations in the Treatment of Post-Deployment Stress Effects - A Guide for Clinicians'

Course 5L is a companion course to Course 5K.  Course 5L addresses the details of the interaction between the  treatment provider and the War Zone veteran - including avoidance of IATROGENIC EFFECTS (unintentional injury or worsening of the client's condition), and how to avoid running afoul of the internalized military culture. 

For example, the course explains why the traditional confrontive approaches to AOD treatment are not appropriate with war zone Veterans - nor is the usual interpretation of 'powerlessness' encountered in 12 Step Programs. 

The course also describes needed alternatives to the traditional approaches often utilized in PTSD and trauma resolution (e.g., desensitization and immersion therapy), for use with this post-deployment population.  



Health Care Reform - How to Survive It

And what about Alcohol and Drug Treatment in a Health Care Reform environment?  Is it driving you to distraction yet - playing 'Mother May I' to obtain approval for the services you want?  How things have changed for AOD treatment under Managed Care! Understand this radical shift, and how to survive it.  Read on below, for Course 3B. 




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Jump to Course 3B in the Catalog - 'Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependency Treatment - The Big ansition'

a.k.a., "The Big Transition in the AOD Field: Assessment of 'Need For Treatment' and 'Treatment Interventions' - How They've CHANGED!'  


For those of you who are providing traditional addiction services, and struggling daily with a contractor's or Medicaid's criteria for obtaining those services - have you noticed some disconcerting changes lately? 

Is your Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependency contractor wanting something different in the way of treatment for your clients? Like, less intensive services? Shorter stays? Fewer clients authorized for the treatment you think they need? Wondering how to survive these shifts?  

This course addresses the 'nitty gritty' of major programmatic, therapeutic, and philosophical changes taking place within the traditional Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) treatment culture, due to the Health Care Reform environment. Material applies to single AOD diagnosis and to Dual MH-AOD diagnoses.

We provide an understanding of HOW the MCOs make those controversial treatment decisions for substance abusing and chemically dependent individuals during the CARE MANAGEMENT or Utilization Review (UR) process - and how to ASK for 'WHAT' from the MCO's care manager, to maximize your chances of getting what your clients need.    

Assessment of Children and Adolescents with CD and Mental Health Issues



If you are looking for a very different and highly informative 3 Credit Hour Assessment and Diagnosis course, take "Beyond The Yellow Legal Pad" - How to perform a BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL ASSESSMENT of Dual Diagnosis Children and Adolescents, without professional vulnerability or risk of legal or civil liability. Learn to avoid the 'performance traps' that even the best and most experienced clinicians oftentimes fail to recognize.     



WHO TAKES OUR SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND ADDICTION COURSES?   We award instant online Substance Abuse and Addiction CEU Certificates to alcohol and drug counselors who are applying for a license as well as those who are licensed or certified as CEAP, LCDC, AADC, CCDS, CCS, CAP, and other Alcohol and Drug Counselors including LSATs, LCDPs, LADCs, LACACS,  LPATs, Pastoral Counselors, LCSWs, MSWs, CSWs, LPCs, MFTs, LMFTs, LMHCs, LMHPs and More, in almost every ate.   

If you are a US Department of Transportation (DOT) Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) who is needing CE to renew your license, you can get it here.  To see what courses we recommend for your 12 hours of CE, read on below.    

US Department of Transportation SAP Renewal:

Are you a US Department of Transportation (DOT) SAP needing to renew your license/certification?  You can get your 12 hours of relevant CE here.  Read on below for the three courses which we recommend.

DOT does not specify the continuing education courses for SAP renewal other than that they must be 'relevant to your performance of SAP duties'. On page 4 of the DOT Substance Abuse Professional Guidelines, DOT defines the type of CE which is required for SAP license renewal:  "Continuing Education: During each three-year period following satisfactory completion of your training and examination, you must complete at least 12 professional development hours (e.g., Continuing Education Units) relevant to your performing SAP duties."

Three courses on our site would be particularly relevant to your DOT SAP license renewal:

1. AOD Course 5H - Alcohol Problems in Intimate Relationships: Identification and Intervention with Families and Couples (5 credit hours) - is particularly relevant for working with individuals who are not readily admitting to an alcohol problem. This course includes multiple standardized and empirically validated AOD ASSESSMENT FORMS which may be saved and printed on your computer for personal use. (Whether you decide to enroll in this course and take the quiz or not, you can download these forms for free.)

2. Course 4J - Anger Management for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Clients: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Manual - one of our most popular courses. 

3. Course 3B - Addiction & Substance Abuse Treatment - 'The Big Transition' This course is relevant to your SAP duty which requires you to develop and recommend a treatment plan for those whom you evaluate. The course addresses how the traditional treatments and recommendations for AOD Abuse have changed under health care reform ('Managed Care') - and how clinicians can document the need for treatment in a way that will be approved by Care Managers in both public and commercial health care plans.

You can find these courses at the bottom of the Addiction Catalog.

You should have no problems in terms of the acceptability of these courses for DOT credit. All of the courses in our Substance Abuse catalog are approved by the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals (TCBAP) and by the Texas Association of Addiction Professionals (TAAP). TAAP is an IC&RC Member Board, and as a certified CE provider for TAAP (#1877-12), our course credits are automatically accepted by NAADAC and by all branches of the US Military.  CLICK HERE to read about the NAADAC acceptance of our credits.


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