Total CE Credit Hours: 3.75
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102613
About the Course:
This course covers chapters 4 and 5 of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)/SAMHSA publication entitled Substance Abuse Treatment: Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP 51): Addressing the Specific Needs of Women. Chapter 4 covers screening and assessment procedures and recommendations for use with women. Chapter 5 discusses treatment engagement, placement, and planning issues. TIP 51 is an in-depth guide that assists providers in offering screening, assessment, and treatment to women living with substance use disorders. This guide reviews gender-specific research and best practices, such as common patterns of initial use and specific treatment issues and strategies to utilize when working with women who use/abuse substances. Specific recommendations are provided to assist clinicians and administrators in developing and maintaining trauma-informed therapeutic healing programs designed to meet the specific needs of female clients.
The Ohio Chemical Dependency Board counts this course as 2.75 credits in Assessment and 1 credit in Treatment Planning.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, TIP 51: Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women: Screening, Assessment and Treatment created by Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), part of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 2013.
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for all behavioral/mental health professionals who are seeking additional knowledge about the prevention and treatment of substance use/misuse/addiction, particularly as these issues impact women. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe the substance use screening and assessment processes and procedures recommended for the specific needs of women.
Describe and discuss specific treatment engagement and planning strategies to meet the needs of female clients in substance abuse treatment.
Identify treatment engagement strategies, as well as placement recommendations and program planning suggestions recommended by this publication for the benefit of women clients in substance abuse treatment.
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