Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Co-Occurring Disorder
$5.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning
CEU Course Description
Research presented by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) suggests that the prevalence of co-occurring disorders (CODs) is on the rise thought the U.S. As a result, health care professionals should understand how to safely and effectively screen, assess, diagnose, and manage the treatment of individuals suffering from CODs in order to optimize patient care. This course reviews SAMHSA's COD-related Advisory to provide health care professionals with the necessary insight to safely and effectively screen, assess, diagnose, and manage the treatment of individuals suffering from CODs so they may work to optimize patient care within their health care facilities.
Author: This Advisory, Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Co-Occurring Disorders, was written and produced under contract number HHSS283201700001/ 75S20319F42002 by Abt Associates for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Christine Cichetti served as Product Champion, Donelle Johnson served as the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), and Tanya Geiger served as the Alternate COR.
Recommended Citation: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2021). Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Co-Occurring Disorders, Advisory. Publication No. PEP20-06-04-006 Published 2021
References / Contributions by:
1. American Association for Community Psychiatry. (2020). LOCUS/CALOCUS. https://sites.google.com/view/ aacp123/resources/locus
2. Cardoso, J. (2020, July 16). The Biopsychosocial Perspective to Mental Health and Illness. The Social Work Helper. https://swhelper.org/2013/07/16/the-biopsychosocial-perspective-to-mental-health-and-illness/
3. Epperson, M. W., Sawh, L., & Sarantakos, S. P. (2020). Building a therapeutic relationship between probation officers and probationers with serious mental illnesses. CNS spectrums, 25(5), 723–733. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1092852919001871
4. Pinals, D. A., Gaba, A., Clary, K. M., Barber, J., Reiss, J., & Smelson, D. (2019). Implementation of MISSION–criminal justice in a treatment court: Preliminary outcomes among individuals with co-occurring disorders. Psychiatric services, 70(11), 1044–1048. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi. ps.201800570
CEU Course Objectives
- Recognize concepts related to COD and the assessment and screening of individuals potentially suffering from CODs.
- Identify treatment models and specific settings for individuals with CODs.
- Examine disorders seen in individuals with CODs.
- Evaluate strategies for working with individuals with CODs, while obtaining insight into the basic competencies needed by staff to treat individuals with COD.
CE Outline and Main Points
- Core Components for Counselors and Providers
- Screening and Assessment for CODs
- Treatment Models and Settings for People with CODs
- Strategies for Working with People with CODs
Not approved for Social Workers
This course is CAADE approved.
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Added On: 1969-12-31