Treatment Modalities and Settings (TIP 56, Chapter 5): Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men (TIP 56)

About the Course:

Treatment Modalities and Settings (TIP 56, Chapter 5): Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men describes some treatment methods that researchers and providers have found useful in helping men recover from substance use disorders. It covers men’s treatment needs in the context of different modalities and settings as well as some of the specific types of services that may be used by programs treating men. Chapter 5 covers family interventions that help men enter treatment and presents information on some common treatment strategies and how they may be adapted for use with a specifically male clientele. Men often relapse for different reasons than women; relapse prevention techniques may need to take those differences into account. Men’s participation in mutual-help groups is also considered.

Course materials are from Chapter 5. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free from: m

Course materials are from Chapter 5, found on pages 101 to 124 of pdf document (pages 122 to 145 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).



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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about treatment modalities and settings for the specific behavioral needs for men. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Indicate the differences between the sexes that might need to be addressed in detoxification.

  2. Describe the treatment modalities, intervention strategies, and treatment settings for men.

  3. Explain how to help men transition into mutual-help groups while acknowledging community influence and helping men live with residual effects of substance abuse.

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Course Number: 102128
Total Credit Hours: 3cr
Exam Fee: $20.91
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