Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101176
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About the Course:
Adapting Offender Treatment for Special Populations provides a basic overview of treatment needs of offenders belonging to subgroups including women, men, and violent offenders; gay, lesbian, and bisexual offenders; clients with physical and sensory disabilities; older adults; people with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders; people with infectious diseases, and sex offenders. This course covers Chapter 6 only. Adobe pages 117-147.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Adapting Offender Treatment for Specific Populations: Substance Abuse Treatment for Adults in the Criminal Justice System TIP #44 created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about adapting offender treatment for specific populations. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.
Explain the relationship between substance abuse and violence.
Identify the different co-occurring disorders.
Describe the special considerations for each category of mental disorders.
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