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Course Overview

This course will provide you with an enhanced appreciation of the ethical conundrums that can arise when treating youth for substance use. You will develop the skills required to ethically navigate these issues in a manner that protects both the youth and treatment providers.

About the Course Author

Diane A Tennies, PhD, LADC is a forensic psychologist and a licensed alcohol and drug counselor in Maine. She is a past president of the Maine Psychological Association (MePA) and currently the chair of their legislative committee. Dr. Tennies obtained her PhD from the University of Maine and is currently an adjunct faculty member there. She is a rostered guardian ad litem and serves as the Vice-Chair of the Maine GAL Review Board. She conducts national trainings on topics such as substance abuse policy and organization compliance, family dynamics such as parental alienation, child maltreatment, evidence-based practices for guardians ad litem, vicarious traumatization, co-parenting dynamics and mental illness/personality disorders that impact functional parenting. Clinically, Dr. Tennies performs court-mandated and private forensic evaluations, including civil competencies, criminal responsibility, risk assessments, parental capacity, substance abuse and child custody evaluations. She is also a National Health Consultant/Subject Matter Expert for Job Corps, providing consultation on substance abuse policy implementation and compliance to Job Corps' Wellness Programs for the National Office of Job Corps through a subcontract with Humanitas, Inc. in Silver Spring, MD. 

Diane A Tennies, PhD, LADC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (48 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.25HOURS


    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Nurses will receive 1.25 Nursing Contact Hours after successfully completing this course.
  • American Psychological Association

    1.25HOURS


    As a Jointly Accredited organization, Relias LLC is approved to offer co-sponsored psychology continuing education by the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA is an associate member of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education.

  • California Association of Alcohol and Drug Educators

    1.25HOURS

    Relias Learning is an approved provider of Continuing Education. Provider number: CP40 910 H 0318 for 1.25 CEHs.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    1.25HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    1.20HOURS


    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Nurses will receive 1.2 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

    1.25HOURS


    Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • Illinois Professional Counselor/Clinical Counselor

    1.25HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • Louisiana Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority

    1.25HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals

    1.25HOURS

    Education hours MCBAP-S This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals

    1.25HOURS

    This course has been approved by Relias LLC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 1.25 CE. NAADAC Provider #86124, Relias, LLC is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
  • National Board for Certified Counselors

    1.25HOURS


    Relias, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.6110. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Relias , LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.

  • Ohio Marriage and Family Therapist Board

    1.25HOURS


    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board Provider # RTX050401 (CEBroker Provider 50-290)

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours
  • Ohio Professional Counselor Board

    1.25HOURS


    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board Provider # RCX100502 (CEBroker Provider: 50-290)

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • Ohio Social Worker Board

    1.25HOURS


    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • Pennsylvania Certification Board

    1.25HOURS

    PCB Approved Education This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • Texas State Board of Professional Counselors

    1.25HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • Connecticut Certification Board

    1.25HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS


    Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Breining Institute for Registered Addiction Specialists

    1.25HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals

    1.25HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board

    1.25HOURS


    Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.

    Content Area: C9
  • Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists

    1.25HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy

    1.25HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours. Clinical supervision courses may only be used to satisfy CE requirements for individuals who are already Board-Approved Supervisors. They may not be used to meet the 30 hour requirement found in minn. Rule 5300.0160.
  • Massachusetts Association for Marriage & Family Therapy

    1.30HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.3 contact hours.
  • Mississippi Board of Examiners for Social Workers/Marriage & Family Therapists

    1.00HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.
  • Association of Social Work Boards

    1.25HOURS


    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Relias LLC 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 under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Relias LLC maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.25 Ethics continuing education credits.

    Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, post-tests. This module is Reading-based.
  • New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Social Work Unit

    1.25HOURS

    Relias, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0009. Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of licensed master social work and licensed clinical social work in New York. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice for an LMSW and LCSW. A licensee who practices beyond the authorized scope of practice could be charged with unprofessional conduct under the Education Law and Regents Rules. As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias Learning are considered “self-study” under section 74.10(c)(2)(ii)(b)(4) of the Commissioner’s Regulations. The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months. Social workers will receive 1.25 continuing education hours for participating in this course. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • Florida Board of Psychology

    1.20HOURS


    Florida Board Of Psychology (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Psychologists will receive 1.2 hours.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    1.25HOURS


    Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Marriage and Family Therapist Continuing Education Sponsor

    1.25HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals

    1.25HOURS

    Provider approved by CCAPP, Provider number 1S-06-729-0220 for 1.25 CEH's
  • Missouri Credentialing Board

    1.25HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Mental Health Practitioners, Mental Health Counselors (MHC)

    1.25HOURS

    Relias, LLC, is recognized by New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0011 As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias, LLC are considered "self-study". The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Mental Health Practitioners, Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT)

    1.25HOURS

    Relias, LLC, is recognized by New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0009 As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias are considered "self-study". The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    1.25HOURS


    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Relias LLC designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia

    1.25HOURS

    This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    1.25HOURS


    South Carolina Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Medicine

    1.25HOURS


    Florida Board of Medicine (CEBroker Provider #50-290) Physicians will receive 1.25 AMA PRA category 1 Credits™.

  • Florida Physician Assistants

    1.25HOURS


    Florida Physician Assistants (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    1.25HOURS


    West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • California Association of DUI Treatment Programs

    1.25HOURS

    N/A
  • South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners

    1.25HOURS


    South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners (CEBroker Provider 50-290)

  • Oklahoma Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors

    1.25HOURS

    N/A
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.25HOURS

    N/A
  • National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals

    1.25HOURS

    N/A
  • American Psychological Association

    1.25HOURS

    N/A
  • National Board for Certified Couneslors

    1.25HOURS

    N/A
  • NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals

    1.25HOURS

    N/A


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-HHS-0-ADDICTION4
  • Hours:

    1.25
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-03-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-01-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Apply sound decision-making regarding ethical and legal issues using practice scenarios regarding youth seeking substance use treatment.; Describe how federal and state laws apply to the treatment of youth with substance use disorders.; Explain the circumstances when waivers of confidentiality occur.; Summarize the legal issues in treating youth with substance use disorders such as who has the authority to consent for accessing and receiving treatment.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Ethical Practicalities and Dilemmas: The Foundational Components
    Meet Jake
    Key Terms to Know
    Ethics Codes and Their Importance
    Ethical Practice
    Federal Laws and Regulations to Consider
    State Laws and Regulations You Must Know
    Scope of Competency
    Quick Check
    Utilization of Consultation
    A 4-Step Process to Conducting Substance Use Treatment with Youth
    Review
    Summary
    Section 3: Informed Consent for Initiating and Continuing Treatment
    Understanding Informed Consent
    Decision-Making Authority for Initiating Treatment
    Quick Check
    Exceptions Allowed by 42 CFR Part 2
    Disclosure of Treatment Information in Ongoing Treatment
    Disclosure of Treatment Information to Parent/Guardian
    Emancipated Minors
    Informed Consent Elements
    Review
    Summary
    Section 4: Disclosure of Substance Abuse Treatment Information
    Treatment Information Disclosure and Confidentially
    Authorized Disclosures
    Remember Jake?
    Communication with Parents/Guardians
    Youth Mandated to Treatment
    Waivers of Confidentiality: Mandated Reporters
    Quick Check
    Responding to Subpoenas
    Review
    Summary
    Section 5: Conclusion
    Summary
    Congratulations!
    Course Contributor
    Resources
    References
    Exam and BrainSparks
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Entry level Psychologists; Intermediate level Alcohol and Drug Counselors; Intermediate level Marriage and Family Therapists; Intermediate level Professional Counselors; Intermediate level Social Workers; Nurses; Physicians; in the following settings: Health and Human Services.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.