Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101372
About the Course:
Even the highest estimates of co-occurring disorders (CODs) in the general population are small compared to COD prevalence in jails and prisons. This publication addresses the integration of mental health and substance abuse services for justice-involved persons with CODs.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Integrating Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services for Justice-Involved Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders (Fact Sheet) created by Fred C. Osher, M.D.
Journal/Publisher:The GAINS Center
Publication Date:May 2006
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 integrating mental health and substance abuse services for justice-involved persons with CODs. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the history and current state of co-occurring disorder (COD) treatment.
- Discuss services integration for COD as an evidence-based practice.
- Identify integrated treatment programs for justice-involved persons with COD.
- Explain ramifications of COD across the continuum of criminal justice settings.
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