Evidence-based Psychological Treatments (2019) | Stephanie Cardoos, PhD

This presentation is part of the Addiction Medicine Review Course 2019, an overview of the core elements of addiction medicine, presented by top experts in the field. Together with the other presentations it can serve as a broad review for clinicians, a review of the basics for newcomers, or a starting point for those preparing to sit for the ABPM Board Examination in Addiction Medicine. 

Learners cannot sign up for individual lectures, only for the full Addiction Medicine Review Course 2019. Please contact CSAM (csam@csam-asam.org) if you have any questions about this online educational offering. 

Target Audience

  • Addiction medicine specialists who want an overview of the latest developments in the field and their relevance to clinical practice
  • Primary care clinicians who want to get a better understanding of addiction and manage patients with addictions in their practice
  • Public health officials who want an understanding of the current state of addiction treatment
  • Non-physicians who are involved in the treatment of addiction

Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize patient placement criteria and outline the spectrum of settings for SUD treatment.
  2. Describe multiple evidence based psychological treatments for SUDs.
  3. Describe a number of cultural considerations relevant to evidence-based psychological treatments.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA Category 1
  • 0.75 Attendance
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Stephanie Cardoos, PhD

Stephanie L. Cardoos, PhD, is a staff psychologist with the Drug and Alcohol Treatment Clinic (DAT) and Prescription Opioid Safety Team/Addiction Consult service (POST/AddCon) at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC). She is also a Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine. She provides direct clinical care, supervises interdisciplinary trainees, and participates in research activities. She is involved in several Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts at the SFVAMC, including through the Psychology Diversity Committee.

Disclosures: Sage Therapeutics (spouse): Ownership Interest (stocks, stock options, or other ownership interest excluding diversified mutual funds), Salary.

The California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CSAM takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

CSAM designates this live educational activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Continuing education credit is available for psychologists, therapists, substance use counselors, nurses and physician assistants.

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Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA Category 1
  • 0.75 Attendance


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