Using evidence-based literature this program overviews the evolution of the intersection of substance abuse disorders and co-occurring mental health and other problems. The course describes emerging treatment innovation for COD populations and changes in treatment delivery. Current DSM5 criteria are identified.
Available as a live course. Contact us for information.
Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE
Description: Using evidence-based literature this program overviews the evolution of the intersection of substance abuse disorders and co-occurring mental health and other problems. The course describes emerging treatment innovation for co-occurring disorder (COD) populations and changes in treatment delivery. Included in the study will be definitions of key concepts, steps in screening and comprehensive assessment of COD clients. Current DSM5 criteria are identified. Finally, strategies for intervention will be discussed. COD clients present challenges to the successful maintenance of a therapeutic relationship. Best practice techniques are described for working with COD clients.
CE Broker #: 20-328836
Methods: Pre-test, study guide, posttest and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.
Content Areas: Clinical evaluation and assessment, Addictions, Social and cultural foundations, Co-occurring disorders, Dual disorders, Special populations, Behavior disorders.
Purpose: To prepare practitioners by presenting best practices in assessment and treatment of clients with co-occurring conditions.
Target Audience: Psychologists, school psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, licensed professional counselors, mental health counselors, nurses, employee assistance professionals, addiction professionals, behavioral health technicians, and other allied professionals who may work with these populations.
States that accept Program Services credits because of our national approvals: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin
Accepts Program Services credits because we hold another state SW board approval: Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia Cross-disciplinary
States with no specified requirements/limitations or self- submit after the fact Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wyoming, New Mexico
Program Services credits not available for Social Work in these states: Hawaii, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana
South Carolina Board of Nursing CEBroker provider #50-1651
District Columbia Board of Nursing CEBroker provider #50-1651
Allied profession approvals can be found at https://www.programservices.org/approvals?other=true
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