Recognizing Drug & Alcohol Abuse
Addiction is a tough path that most people do not choose purposely. But it's a path that takes over, and starts to control everything an addict does. There are behaviors that are consistent throughout different addictions. Drug and alcohol addictions have their own special signs and symptoms, and so knowing the pattern of addiction, and those signs, will help you to discern when someone is a drug or alcohol addict.
This class teaches the signs of drug & alcohol abuse, what to do when you suspect someone is struggling with addiction, general workplace rules & guidelines about testing, how others are affected by an addict's behavior, and what drug & alcohol abuse does to someone physically, mentally and emotionally.
Amy Morgan, MSC - Director and Founder of Academy Hour, specializes in mental health for law enforcement and responders. -------------- Dr. John Duncan - PhD in Neuroscience and 27 years in law enforcement from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control as Chief Agent. -------------- Byron Curtis Ph.D. F-ABFT, Chief Forensic Toxicologist, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner – State of Oklahoma, Toxicology Laboratory Director -------------- Dr. Henry Cloud, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Clinical Psychology, Biola University. Dr. Cloud is an acclaimed leadership expert, psychologist, and best-selling author. -------------- Dr. Colleen Halupa is the Dean of Online Education at East Texas Baptist University. She has an Ed.D in Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Management, a masters and bachelors in health care administration and is a nationally certified clinical laboratory scientist. -------------- Jessica Smith is currently a graduate student in the Human Relations Department at the University of Oklahoma. Prior to graduate school, she worked as a group therapist at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and as a Forensic Interviewer for 8 years.---------------Dr. Ann Hamilton studies human communication, and writes and speaks about conflict, crisis, and culture.---------------Duane T. Bowers, LPC, CCHt is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Educator, and a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist in private practice.---------------Scott Tatum, RN/EMT-P has over 20 years of flight experience as a Flight RN/Paramedic, serves as a Sheriff's Dept. SWAT Tactical Medic, and works as a Simulation Specialist/Instructor.