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Understanding Evidence-Based Practices for Co-Occurring Disorders (Overview Paper 5)

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Understanding Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) for Co-Occurring Disorders discusses EBPs and their use in treating persons with co-occurring disorders (COD), discusses how evidence is used to determine if a given practice should be labeled as evidence based, and gives some brief examples of EBPs for COD. There is still considerable debate concerning how EBPs should be defined. This paper presents various points of view and offers the Co-Occurring Center for Excellence’s perspective as a starting point for further discussion by the field.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Understanding Evidence-Based Practices for Co-Occurring Disorders (Overview Paper 5) created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Journal/Publisher:

Samhsa’s Co-Occurring Center for Excellence

Publication Date:

Printed 2007

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

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 evidence-based practices for co-occurring disorders. It is appropriate for an introductory level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the key definitions concerning evidence-based practices (EBP) for co-occurring disorders.

  2. Discuss the pyramid of EBPs.

  3. Explain how at the treatment level, interventions have their own evidence to support EBPs.

  4. Acknowledge how the clinician will need evidence-based thinking to determine the optimal course of action for each patient.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

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Course Retired
Course Number 101548
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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61 members have taken this course

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