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TIP 42 Co-Occurring Disorder Screening and Assessment

About the Course:

This course addresses Screening and assessment of clients with co-occurring disorders (COD). It includes: Terminology, The Complex, Unstable, and Bidirectional Nature of COD’s, Guiding Principles for Working With People Who Have Co-Occurring Disorders, General Guiding Principles, Guidelines for Counselors and Other Providers, Guidelines for Administrators and Supervisors, Screening and Assessment of Co-Occurring Disorders, Screening and Basic Assessment for COD’s, The Complete Screening and Assessment Process, and Considerations in Treatment Matching.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, TIP 42 Co-Occurring Disorder Screening and Assessment created by SAMHSA in 2020.

Publication Date:

Mar 2020

Course Material Author


Course Creator

Sandi Cardaman

Sandi Cardaman has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for more than 15 years. She has worked with eating disorders, domestic violence and clients who are working with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the bi-directional nature of COD’s.

  2. Identify appropriate screening tools.

  3. Comprehend basic assessment of COD’s.

Course Material in PDF format

Course Material in PDF format

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Course Number 102936
5.5 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
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