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Treatment Issues for Men (TIP 56, Chapter 3): Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men

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About the Course:

Treatment Issues for Men (TIP 56, Chapter 3): Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men (TIP 56) explores issues that may affect substance abuse treatment for most, if not all, men. It begins with a discussion of some general considerations about how masculine roles may affect men in treatment, men’s treatment-seeking behavior, and methods of engaging men in substance abuse treatment. It also discusses at length the issue of gender dynamics, transference, and countertransference for male and female behavioral health counselors working with male clients.

Course materials are from Chapter 3. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free from: mhttp://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-56-Addressing-the-Specific-Behavioral-Health-Needs-of-Men/SMA13-4736

Course materials are from Chapter 3, found on pages 27 to 66 of pdf document (pages 48 to 87 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Treatment Issues for Men (TIP 56, Chapter 3): Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2013.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2013

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.

Course Creator

Pamela Ramsey

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about the treatment issues that are commonly for men. It is appropriate for all levels of participant's knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Recognize the treatment issues for men including general considerations for treating men with substance abuse issues.
  2. Consider the counselors' gender in regard to counseling men who have difficulty assessing or expressing emotions, feel excessive shame, have histories of violence, or need counseling for sexual issues.
  3. Describe the various family issues and involvement with spirituality and religion.

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Course Number 102100
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