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Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities (TIP 29): Appendix C - How to Refer to People With Disabilities

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Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities (TIP 29) is intended to enhance treatment providers’ knowledge concerning people who have a physical or cognitive disability in addition to their substance use disorder. Treatment programs for substance use disorders already see many individuals with coexisting disabilities, but many providers fail to accommodate these individuals either because they are unaware of the disability or how accommodations can improve treatment outcomes (even though such accommodations are legally mandated.) This course covers How to Refer to People With Disabilities and addresses the question of how to refer to people with disabilities. This course covers Appendix C only.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities (TIP 29): Appendix C – How to Refer to People With Disabilities created by SAMHSA

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2005

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities was published as Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 29 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about how to refer to people with disabilities. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify preferred terms used to portray people with the following disabilities in a positive manner: AIDS, blindness, brain injury, Down Syndrome, learning disabilities, and mental retardation.

  2. Define adventitious, congenital, and developmental disabilities.

  3. Discuss preferred terms used for those with psychiatric disabilities, seizures, small or short stature, speech disorders, spinal cord injuries, strokes, and substance dependence.

  4. Define deafness, disfigurement, handicaps, mental disabilities, and spasticity.

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How to Refer to People With Disabilities (TIP 29): Appendix C

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Course Retired
Course Number 101380
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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2 members have taken this course

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