Key Issues Related to Program Development (TIP 44, Chapter 11): Substance Abuse Treatment for Adults in the Criminal Justice System

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 covers Chapter 11 (adobe pages 259-277) of TIP 44 and addresses key issues related to program development for substance abuse treatment of adults in the criminal justice system.


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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about program development for substance abuse treatment of adults in the criminal justice system. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss ways to reconcile competing public safety and public health interests regarding substance abuse treatment of adults in the criminal justice system, and describe the interdependence of criminal justice and treatment systems.

  2. Explain factors related to program-level coordination and to program-related research and evaluation.

  3. Identify cost issues related to substance abuse treatment for adults in the criminal justice system, and discuss the key goals of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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Course Number: 101459
Total Credit Hours: 2cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 1.25cr
Exam Fee: $13.94
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Format: Online
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