Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101557
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About the Course:
Overarching Principles to Address the Needs of Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders outlines 12 overarching principles for working with persons with co-occurring disorders (COD). These principles are intended to help guide, but not define, systemic and clinical responses. They are grouped according to whether they guide systems of care or individual providers and can be used as benchmarks to assess whether plans in development, or programs in operation, are grounded in the field’s best thinking.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Overarching Principles to Address the Needs of Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders (Overview Paper 3) created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Journal/Publisher:SAMHSA's Co-Occurring Center for Excellence
Publication Date:Printed 2006 Reprinted 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 overarching principles to address the needs of persons with 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 for principle, NO wrong door, Evidence and Consensus.
- Explain the principles that guide systems of care for people with COD.
- Discuss the principles that guide provider activity for people with COD.
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