Counseling Clients With HIV and Substance Abuse Disorders (TIP 37, Ch. 7): Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With HIV/AIDS

About the Course:

Counseling Clients With HIV and Substance Abuse Disorders discusses HIV/AIDS-specific substance abuse counseling issues. It covers many special populations and teaches how to develop new substance abuse treatment goals. This course covers Chapter 7 only.

Publication Date:

Reprinted 2006


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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 counseling clients with HIV/AIDS. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the terminology and definitions pertaining to homophobia.

  2. Explain the screening process and acknowledge the cultural competency issues for persons with HIV/AIDS.

  3. Identify the HIV/AIDS-specific substance abuse counseling issues for the special populations.

  4. Recognize the continuum of care in that there are different treatment strategies for different levels of care.

  5. Recall how to counsel the terminally ill client.

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Course Number: 101566
Total Credit Hours: 4cr
Exam Fee: $27.88
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