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Improving Addiction Treatment Services: Taking Action Now

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About the Course:

This hour-long video presentation, from SAMHSA’s Recovery Month webcast series, focuses on how the Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx) helps substance abuse treatment and mental health care providers use process-improvement methods to improve access to care, systems of care, and outcomes such as retention in treatment.

**This course is based on the recorded webinar, Improving Addiction Treatment Services: Taking Action Now created by **

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

October 2007

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about improving addiction treatment services. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe problems common to addiction treatment service providers and discuss how clients are affected by them.
  2. Identify ways in which treatment agencies can improve initial intake procedures and first contact with clients.
  3. Discuss ways to identify weaknesses within treatment programs and methods for addressing the problems found.

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    Your certificate(s) will be available to download or email immediately when you pass the course exam and complete the evaluation.

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    Yes! Use the Help widget at the bottom-right of the screen anywhere on Addiction Counselor CE to search our help docs, or to ask our support team for help. Unlike most of our competitors, Addiction Counselor CE has live US-based support reps to help you by email, chat, or phone.

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Course Number 101764
1 CE credit hour
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