Total CE Credit Hours: 6.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102984
About the Course:
Co-Occurring Disorders: Integrated Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use and Mental Disorders is a guide to practical assessment and effective treatment approaches for working with clients with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. This book/course provides a step-by-step approach, demonstrated through many relevant case studies, giving practitioners the valuable tools needed to improve and track clinical outcomes. This book/course provides effective strategies for treatment and recovery, as well as giving administrators the tools needed to create interventions at the system level, with special attention to regulatory and reimbursement demands. Also included in this resource is a comprehensive state-by-state Guide to Mental Health and Substance Abuse Agencies and Prescription Monitoring Programs.
This course is based on Section one of the book, Co-Occurring Disorders: Integrated Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use and Mental Disorders created by Charles Atkins, MD.in 2014.
First Edition 2014
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for all behavioral/mental health professionals who are seeking additional knowledge about the assessment and treatment of substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe and recall the basics of substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders: overview; key terms; and basic concepts.
Describe and recall the Comprehensive Assessment Part 1: Personal, Psychiatric, Family, and Social Histories and the Mental Status Evaluation.
Describe and recall the Comprehensive Assessment Part 2: Substance Use; Medical Histories; and Collateral Sources of Information.
Describe and recall the Comprehensive Assessment Part 3: Stage of Change and Level of Motivation to Change.
Describe and recall other relevant information from Section 1 of this book: Creating a Problem/Need List; Settings Goals and Objectives; Treatment and Recovery Plans; Levels of Care; Key Psychotherapies; Mutual Self-Help; and Natural and Peer Supports.
References are in the Resources and References section at the end of the book.
This textbook may also be available at your local library.
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