Effective Treatment for People in Homelessness Rehabilitation (Updated)

$12.00 | CE Hours:4.00 | Intermediate


CE Course Description

This CE course equips those 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)

CE Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate strategies a counselor 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 counselor should do when working with a client who is overwhelmed.

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