Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101540
About the Course:
Accessing and Obtaining Needed Services emphasizes the case management approach in dealing with the HIV/AIDS client and encourages cooperation between mental health and HIV/AIDS service systems. Additionally, facts about general categories of resources are also provided to assist the substance abuse treatment professional with information on possible services. This course covers Chapter 6 only.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Accessing and Obtaining Needed Services (TIP 37, Ch. 6): 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 accessing and obtaining services for persons with HIV/AIDS. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Acknowledge the use of case management to coordinate care for the substance abusing client with HIV/AIDS.
- Identify the resources available for HIV-infected substance abusers.
- Explain the function and necessity of hospice programs.
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