Total CE Credit Hours: 5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103007
About the Course:
This course examines screening and assessment for co-occurring disorders in the criminal justice system. It includes: Key issues in screening and assessment in the justice system, prevalence and significance of co-occurring disorders in the justice system, defining co-occurring disorders, importance of screening and assessment in justice settings, opportunities for screening and assessment at each level of the justice system, defining screening and assessment, developing a comprehensive screening and assessment approach, key information to address in screening and assessment for co-occurring disorders, enhancing the accuracy of information in screening and assessment, and special clinical issues in screening and assessment for co-occurring disorders in the justice system.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Key Issues in Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System created by SAMHSA in 2015.
Revised June 2019 2015
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge the prevalence of co-occurring disorders in the justice system.
Identify the key issues in screening and assessment for co-occurring disorders in the justice system.
Summarize developing a comprehensive screening and assessment approach.
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