Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101365
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Some communities have found ways to develop new linkages between mental health, substance abuse and criminal justice systems that, often for the first time, provide appropriate interventions to break the cycles of decompensation and incarceration. When these successful communities were examined, it was found that many of their innovations reflected an investment in the concept of systems integration. The principles summarized in this publication are resources not only to begin social change but also to sustain it. The programs that produced these key principles are living examples of how these core ideas can work.
This course is based on the reading-based online, The Courage to Change(Executive Summary): A Guide For Communities to Create Integrated Services for People With Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System (Executive Summary) created by The GAINS Center
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 integrated services for people with co-occurring disorders in the justice system. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the need for integrated services for people with co-occurring disorders in the justice system.
Discuss key survival strategies for successful integrated services programs.
Explain key strategies for financing the needs of integrated services programs, including finding resources for funding information.
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
Article: 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 for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation.
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