Treating People in Homelessness Rehabilitation Settings
$7.50 | CEU Hours:2.50 | Intermediate*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.
CEU Course Description
This CEU course equips social workers who provide services to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and who need or are in substance abuse or mental illness treatment with guidelines to support their care. This course also discusses prevention and treatment as part of integrated care.
Article Author: Authors: Hunter L. McQuistion, M.D., Jennifer Frey, Ph.D., Jesse B. Milby, Jr., Ph.D., Douglas J. Warn, LCSW-R, Debbie Fisk, LCSW, Kelvin M. Silver, M.Ed., LCPC, LCADC, CRC, NCC; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Exam writer: Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)
CEU Course Objectives
1. Enumerate strategies a social worker could use to identify the most pressing issues and help the client stay focused on those issues.
2. Explain the Housing First model.
3. Investigate appropriate ways to intervene with a client who is being disruptive in a public place.
4. Examine how to engage people who are living on the street.
5. Provide the benefit of using the technique “over-reflecting.”
6. Describe what a social worker should do when working with a client who is overwhelmed.
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