Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101381
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About the Course:
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 Alcohol and Drug Programs and the Americans With Disabilities Act and addresses alcohol and drug programs and the Americans With Disabilities Act. This course covers Appendix D only.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities (TIP 29): Appendix D – Alcohol and Drug Programs and the Americans With Disabilities Act created by Bill Bruckman, Victoria Thornton Bruckner, and Christine Calabrese
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 substance use disorder treatment for people with physical and cognitive disabilities and requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss ways to change attitudes that prevent access to alcohol and drug programs for people with disabilities.
Identify methods of revising policies, practices, and procedures to ensure access.
Explain practices for overcoming communications barriers.
Describe affordable ways to achieve physical access.
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