Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101539
About the Course:
Mental Health Treatment explains how individuals with substance abuse disorders, whether or not they are HIV-infected, are subject to higher rates of mental disorders than the rest of the population. This article also expounds upon the fact that HIV-infected substance abusers should be aware of the variety of both HIV- and substance-induced psychiatric symptoms. This course covers Chapter 3 only.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Mental Health Treatment (TIP 37, Ch. 3): Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With HIV/AIDS created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Publication Date:Reprinted 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 HIV/AIDS mental health treatment. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the common mental health disorders in HIV-infected clients.
- Explain the assessment and diagnosis procedures for HIV-infected clients.
- Identify the pharmacologic treatment for psychiatric disorders for HIV-infected substance abuse clients.
- Acknowledge the types of mental health and substance abuse disorder counseling.
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