Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101288
About the Course:
Women with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders in contact with the justice system, especially those with young children, represent a particularly vulnerable population with multiple needs. Diversion programs provide alternatives to jail with access to community treatment services and support. This publication addresses diversion programming and integrating treatment with criminal justice sanctions for women with co-occurring disorders.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Diversion Programming: Integrating Treatment With Criminal Justice Sanctions for Women With Co-Occurring Disorders created by Zelma Henriques
The GAINS Center
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 diversion programming for women with co-occurring disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the purpose of and need for jail diversion programs for women with co-occurring disorders.
Explain the differences between pre-booking and post-booking diversion programs.
Describe the factors to be considered when planning gender-specific services for women with mental illnesses in jails and diversion programs.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1 CE credit hour
American Psychological Association (APA)
1 CE credit hour
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
1 CE credit hour
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
1 CPD hour
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
0.5 CE credit hours
CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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