Treatment Issues in Pretrial and Diversion Settings: (TIP 44, Chapter 7): Substance Abuse Treatment for Adults in the Criminal Justice System
Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101446
About the Course:
This publication presents clinical guidelines to help substance abuse treatment counselors address issues that arise from their clients’ status in the criminal justice system and to aid personnel in the criminal justice system in understanding and addressing the challenges of working with offenders with substance use disorders. This course addresses major treatment issues and approaches in pretrial and diversion settings. This course covers Chapter 7 only.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about treatment issues in pretrial and diversion settings. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss characteristics of the justice-involved, drug-using population and how treatment services may be part of the pretrial justice system.
Describe key aspects of the trial and post-verdict periods and ways in which an offender may be diverted to treatment.
Identify treatment services that can reasonably be provided in the pretrial setting as well as common treatment issues that may arise.
Explain how to develop pretrial treatment services, and list resources that may be of help.
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