Management Issues (TIP 46): Substance Abuse on Administrative Issues in Outpatient Treatment: (TIP 46, Ch. 2)

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About the Course:

This TIP, Substance Abuse: Administrative Issues in Outpatient Treatment, was written to help administrators work in the changing environment in which outpatient treatment programs operate. The TIP provides basic information about running an outpatient treatment program, including strategic planning, working with a board of directors, and relationships with strategic partners. This course covers Chapter 2.


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Substance Abuse: Administrative Issues in Outpatient Treatment was published as Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 46 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about administrative issues in substance abuse outpatient treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the process of developing and implementing a strategic plan for an outpatient treatment program.

  2. Define issues related to the formation and function of a board of directors.

  3. Describe concerns and benefits that may arise from partnering with other agencies to deliver comprehensive service.

  4. Identify key management and administrative issues facing a treatment program executive.

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Course Number: 101059
Total Credit Hours: 2cr
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
Format: Online Article
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