Course 102491 replaces this course.
This course addresses the complex and critical processes of screening and diagnosis, placement assessment, and treatment planning. The desired result of these processes is the clients engagement in treatment at the appropriate level of care and the implementation of treatment that addresses his or her needs. This chapter discusses specific steps in the intensive outpatient treatment (IOT) admission process, including engaging and screening the client, assessing barriers to treatment, and attending to crises.
Course materials are from Chapter 5.
The information about assessment tools is based on the DSM IV. Course 102332 and 102335 discuss assessment tools based on the DSM V.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Treatment Entry and Engagement (TIP 47, Chapter 5): Substance Abuse: Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment (TIP 47) created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Course Material Author
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about treatment entry and engagement in intensive outpatient treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Examine the elements of engaging the client in intensive outpatient treatment (IOT).
Explain how to collect screening information, assess barriers to treatment as well as address crisis and emergencies that might arise in IOT.
Acknowledge the components of the IOT admission process and utilize sample treatment plans.
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Planners and Reviewers
The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.
Faculty: Tyler Gibson
There are no relevant disclosures.
There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.
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