Total CE Credit Hours: 1.25
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103070
About the Course:
This course examines barriers, disparities, and facilitators for adolescent retention in substance abuse treatment. The authors interviewed 19 providers in Massachusetts with an aver clinical experience of 11 years using the TCU treatment process model. It includes family, client, facility, and policy/system barriers; family, client, facility, and policy/system facilitators; racial and ethnic disparities. It also highlights substance treatment reimbursement programs in Massachusetts that facilitate retention which could be used in other states.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Barriers, facilitators, and disparities in retention for adolescents in treatment for substance use disorders-a qualitative study with treatment providers created by Andrea Acevedo, PhD et al. in 2020.
Publication Date:Jun 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:
- Discuss the need to better retain adolescents in treatment through removing barriers and disparities while increasing facilitators.
- Identify one barrier and one facilitators at each level, including client, family, facility, policy and systems.
- Summarize effective state funded programs to improve retention, and ways to remove disparities.
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