Figure 3-12. Certification in Health Professions

Health ProfessionCertification in Co-Occurring Disorders
PhysiciansPhysicians from any specialty, including primary care, psychiatry, and internal medicine can become certified by ASAM. Psychiatrists can receive added qualifications in Addiction Psychiatry through the formal American College of Graduate Medical Education Board Certification process or through the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. Osteopathic physicians from any specialty can receive addiction qualifications though the American Osteopathic Association.
www​.asam.org
www​.aaap.org
www​.DO-Online.org
PsychologistsPsychologists may achieve a “Certificate of Proficiency in the Treatment of Alcohol and Other Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders” through the American Psychological Association's College of Professional Psychology.
www​.apa.org/college/
Social WorkersThe Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Addictions Section of the National Association of Social Workers offers a curriculum leading to a certificate of specialty in addiction.
www​.naswdc.org/

From: 3 Keys to Successful Programming

Cover of Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders
Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders.
Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series, No. 42.
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.

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