UTC 43: Caring for Women with Substance Use Disorders across the Lifespan and in Specialized Circumstances

This course addresses the stages of life and when special considerations are needed. Ages include children, adolescents, young adult, middle adult, pregnancy and the postpartum period and older women. It also covers a broad category of women dislocated or displaced from the home environment. The types of situations in this broad category includes: homeless adults and youth, human trafficking survivors, involved with criminal justice system (incarcerated and post-incarcerated), and military service members (active duty, discharge from military and veterans). A final module covers cultural competence and cultural humility.

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