Benzodiazepine Dependence & Use Disorder: SELF-PACED ONLINE

3 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2025
Presenter: Candy Stockton-Joreteg, MD, FASAM

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this online course, participants should be able to:

  • Distinguish between benzodiazepine dependence and benzodiazepine use disorder
  • Appropriately use diagnostic criteria for benzodiazepine use disorders
  • Be familiar with the pharmacology of benzodiazepines
  • Understand risk factors for developing benzodiazepine use disorder
  • Describe benzodiazepine withdrawal
  • List common treatment options including the Ashton method for tapering
  • Understand how other substances, including opioids, interact with benzodiazepines
  • Respond to common liability concerns with appropriate documentation
  • Understand the risks associated with MAT Treatment and benzodiazepines
Continuing Education Units: 3 CEUs

This training is approved for CEUs by the following professional organizations:

  • National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
  • International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)
  • Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug, & Gambling Counselors
  • Nevada State Board of Nursing
  • Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers


Date Sun, Jan 3 12:00 am GMT-7 (America/Boise)
End Date Wed, Dec 31 12:00 am GMT-7 (America/Boise)
Registration Start Date Wed, Feb 3 12:00 am GMT-7 (America/Boise)
Event Time Zone MDT
Cut Off Date Wed, Dec 31 12:00 am GMT-7 (America/Boise)
Individual Price $60.00
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