At the Crossroads
Examining the Intersection of Care for Persons With Mental and Substance-Use Conditions
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101765
About the Course:
This hour-long video presentation, from SAMHSA’s Recovery Month webcast series, explores barriers to effective treatment for people with co-occurring disorders of substance abuse and mental illness. It discusses Institute of Medicine recommendations for service coordination and other steps to treatment improvement for co-occurring disorders.
September 6, 2006
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about care for persons with mental and substance-use conditions. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Explain the issue of co-occurring substance abuse and mental health conditions and the types of services individuals in that position are likely to receive.
Discuss the prevalence of co-occurring disorders and the mental health conditions likely to be associated with substance abuse.
Describe ways to improve treatment of co-occurring disorders and the involvement of a client’s family in the process.
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