omplete the Topic 8 Short Answer Worksheet.
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3) Describe the behavioral, psychological, physical health, and social effects of psychoactive drugs, including alcohol and tobacco, on the consumer and significant others.
9) Understand the established diagnostic criteria for substance dependence and abuse, and describe treatment modalities and placement criteria within the continuum of care.
14) Be familiar with medical and pharmaceutical resources in the treatment of addictive disease and other substance-related disorders.
16) Recognize that crisis may indicate an underlying substance abuse problem, and may represent a window of opportunity for change.
20) Understand the addiction professional’s obligation to adhere to generally accepted ethical and behavioral standards of conduct in the helping relationship.
52) Arrange referrals to other professionals, agencies, community programs,