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
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.
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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