Total CE Credit Hours: 4
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101364
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This publication is the result of a yearlong collaborative effort of the Open Society Institute’s Center on Crime, Communities and Culture, and the National GAINS Center for People with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System. It is based on a four-part critical issues meeting series that focused on helping communities to identify more appropriate, effective, and humane methods to create treatment services for people with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders in the justice system. The paramount goal of the series was to identify how successful programs had been designed, implemented, and operated in communities across the United States. The challenge was to learn from these successes and guide other communities who wished to gain the knowledge they needed to mix with the commitment and courage they had to forge new solutions to old problems.
This course is based on the reading-based online, The Courage to Change: Communities to Create Integrated Services for People With Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System (Report) created by The GAINS Center
The GAINS Center
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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about creating integrated services for people with co-occurring disorders in the justice system. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss the historical treatment for people with co-occurring disorders in the justice system and the continuing challenges.
Identify techniques for building successful collaborations between service agencies and systems.
Explain the considerations involved in financing integrated service programs.
Describe techniques for sustaining successful integrated programs for the long-term.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
4 CE credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
4 CE credit hours
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)
4 CE credit hours
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)
4 CPD hours
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
2 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.
Article: The Courage to Change: Communities to Create Integrated Services for People with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System
This public domain article is reproduced from “The SAMHSA’S GAINS Center.”: http://gainscenter.samhsa.gov/
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