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Women and Substance Abuse

Women and Substance Abuse

Women and Substance Abuse

Yvonne Martinez, CADC II, ICADC, NCAC I, CRPS
Yvonne Martinez, CADC II, ICADC, NCAC I, CRPS
on behalf of CARE-EDU

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Launch date: 19 Oct 2016
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Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

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Description

Women and Substance Abuse addresses various areas in which researchers have made inroads in their attempts to understand how drug addiction affects women. This unit explores the issues in women with substance abuse and the complexities exacerbated by co-occurring disorders, depression, trauma, pregnancy, children, trauma, domestic violence, sexual orientation, homelessness, criminal offenders, cultural differences in women, as well as protective and resiliency factors. Modalities of treatment are reviewed accompanied with clinical insight and guidance to the substance abuse professional providing treatment services.

Objectives

Upon Course completion of this unit, the student will be able to:
Objective 1:
Identify complex issues surrounding drug addiction in women.
Objective 2:
Identify resiliency and protective mechanisms.
Objective 3:
Identify modalities of treatment.
Yvonne Martinez, CADC II, ICADC, NCAC I, CRPS

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Yvonne Martinez, CADC II, ICADC, NCAC I, CRPS
on behalf of CARE-EDU

• 30 years experience specializing in trauma informed care training/services, addiction recovery, supervisory case management, crises management, and advocacy for victims and their families.
• Director, CARE-EDU (Center for Advanced Recovery Education)
• Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, CADC-II, # A010250315
• National Certified Addiction Counselor, NCAC-I # 015767
• Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, ICADC # A010250315
• Certified Continuing Education Provider CCAPP # 5-16-242-0218
• Certified Relapse Prevention Specialist, CRPS
• Sexual Addiction Specialist
• Domestic Violence- Batterer Intervention Program Certificate
• Extensive experience working with addiction and trauma issues
• Multi-cultural experience working with minority and indigenous people groups
• 20 years experience with foster care/adoptions systems
• Ordained minister, Director of Transformation Center, Bethel Church, Redding, CA
• Speaker and author
Yvonne Martinez is a specialist in addiction and trauma informed training. She is professional addiction’s counselor with CADC-II, ICADC, NCAC-I and CRPS credentials. She is the Educational Director of CARE-EDU providing CCAPP/CAADAC certification education for Addiction Counseling. CCAPP/CAADAC Continuing Education, Pastoral Counselor Development, and professional trauma informed services and training.
Yvonne serves as Director of Transformation Center, Bethel Church, Redding, CA, where she helps oversee 32 counselors and Transformation Center's program development.
As an international conference speaker, Yvonne teaches, travels, provides direct services
and is the author of 18 books.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • 6.00 Units

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