Addressing Diverse Populations in Intensive Outpatient Treatment (TIP 47, Chapter 10)

Substance Abuse: Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment (TIP 47)

About the Course:

Addressing Diverse Populations in Intensive Outpatient Treatment (TIP 47, Chapter 10): Substance Abuse: Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment examines the importance of cultural competence to substance abuse treatment. Reviewing research that supports the need for individualized treatment, the chapter describes 14 principles for the delivery of cultural competent services and explores topics of special concern. Several different population groups are explored, and they each concentrate on the groups demographic characteristics, statistics on substance use, clinical considerations, and implications of intensive outpatient treatment (IOT). A chapter appendix contains an extensive list of resources on culturally competent treatment and on treating members of each population.

Course materials are from Chapter 10. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free from:

Course materials are from Chapter 10, found on pages 179 to 204 of pdf document (pages 203 to 228 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).



Publication Date:

Revised 2011


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, and social workers who seek knowledge about addressing diverse populations in intensive outpatient treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain how to addressing diverse populations in Intensive Outpatient Treatment.

  2. Acknowledge what it means to be a culturally competent clinician, while delivering the principles to a culturally competent IOT service.

  3. Be aware of issues of special concern such as foreign-born clients and women from other cultures.

  4. Examine clinical implications of Culturally Competent Treatment and identify the sketches of diverse IOT Client Populations.

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Course Number: 102124
Total Credit Hours: 4cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 2cr
Exam Fee: $27.88
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