Total CE Credit Hours: 7
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102332
About the Course:
Material is temporarily unavailable. Course will be reactivated next year.
This course examines the intricacies of assessing and screening prison inmates for co-occurring disorders. The course materials will provide the reader with a clearly presented set of information about assessment and screening instruments used with the mentally ill criminal justice population. References are also included for those seeking additional information.
The exam questions are based on pages 57 thru 134.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System – Part 1: Instruments for Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System Part I created by Roger H. Peters, PhD, Elizabeth Rojas, MA, and Marla G. Bartoi, PhD in 2015.
Publication Date:HHS Publication No. (SMA)-15-4930 2015
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were 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, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about screening and assessing incarcerated individuals with co-occurring disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Differentiate between screening, assessment, and diagnosis of co-occurring disorders in the criminal justice system population.
- Identify key clinical issues regarding co-occurring disorders in the justice system population.
- Identify challenges with treating co-occurring disorders in the justice system population.
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