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Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives - A Guide for Serving American Indian and Alaska Natives - Vignettes

About the Course:

This course reviews the Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) for Clinicians dealing with trauma, substance and alcohol abuse, and mental illness among the American Indian and Alaska Native population. This protocol reinforces the importance of delivering culturally responsive, evidenced-based services to address these behavioral health challenges. This course focuses on Chapter 2 of Part 1 of the TIP, entitled: Practical Guide to the Provision of Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaskan Natives. The target audience for this section are behavioral health service providers. The purpose of this section is to provide behavioral health service providers with vignettes of four American Indian and Alaska Native clients and their providers to provide learning objectives as well as client-provider dialog that demonstrates specific knowledge and skills for providing behavioral health counseling to American Indians and Alaska Natives.

This course is based on Part 1 Chapter 2 of (TIP) 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives created by SAMHSA in 2018.

Publication Date:

TIP-61 2018

Course Material Author

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Behavorial health service providers dealing with native populations. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify issues unique to native populations including historical trauma.

  2. Describe how native traditional medicine applies to substance abuse and mental health issues.

  3. Apply unique methods of treatment for native populations taking into account their world view, culture, and community resources.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

5.25 CE Credit hours

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5.25 CE Credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

5.25 CE Credit hours

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Part 1 Chapter 2 of TIP 61

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Course Number 102372
5.25 credit hours
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