Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101548
About the Course:
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 article, 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
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.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the key definitions concerning evidence-based practices (EBP) for co-occurring disorders.
- Discuss the pyramid of EBPs.
- Explain how at the treatment level, interventions have their own evidence to support EBPs.
- Acknowledge how the clinician will need evidence-based thinking to determine the optimal course of action for each patient.
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