Total CE Credit Hours: 4
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103039
About the Course:
This course examines the treatment and treatment of HIV in people with substance use and/or mental disorders. It includes: Overview of current approaches and challenges to preventing and treating HIV for people with mental illness and/or SUD, current evidence on effectiveness of programs and strategies to prevent HIV among people with co-occurring mental illness and/ or SUD and link them to HIV care: Practices to increase uptake of and improve adherence to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Syringe Services Programs, Contingency Management, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Patient Navigation, practical information to consider when selecting and implementing programs and practices to improve health outcomes for people with mental illness and/or SUD with or at risk for HIV, examples of effective programs and strategies, and guidance and resources for implementing best practices, monitoring outcomes, and improving quality.
This course is based on the booklet, Prevention and Treatment of HIV Among People Living with Substance Use and or Mental Disorders created by SAMHSA in 2020.
Publication Date:Jan 2020
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Acknowledge the complex nature of the treatment and prevention of people with substance use and mental disorders.
- Identify practices, approaches, programs and services to better service this population and maintain and increased treatment adherence and prevention.
- Summarize effective treatment and programs based on demographics, specific substances used and mental disorders.
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