Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102171
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Child Welfare (Supplement 1): Identifying Mental Health and Substance Use Problems for Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Child-Serving Organizations expounds upon the challenges in child welfare settings and explains the need for mental health and substance use screening in child welfare settings. This supplement describes the effective implementation of screening of abused or neglected children and adolescents. Lastly, this supplement is NOT intended to be a stand alone document as it builds upon the foundational information found in Chapters 1-4.
Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free from: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/Identifying-Mental-Health-and-Substance-Use-Problems-of-Children-and-Adolescents-A-Guide-for-Child-Serving-Organizations/SMA12-4700
Course materials are from Supplement 1, found on pages 59 to 71 of pdf document (pages 67 to 79 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Child Welfare (Supplement 1): Identifying Mental Health and Substance Use Problems for Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Child-Serving Organizations created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about child welfare. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate level of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Acknowledge the need for mental health and substance use screening in child welfare settings and explain the effective implementation of screening of abused or neglected children and adolescents.
- Identify the challenges in child welfare settings and learn how to work with caregivers.
- Describe how to assess and treat foster children and adolescents.
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