Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System: Executive Summary and Key Issues in Screening and Assessment

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About the Course:

This course examines the intricacies of assessing and screening prison inmates for co-occurring disorders. The course materials will provide the reader with a clearly presented set of information that should contribute valuable knowledge to any health care professional interested in the mentally ill criminal justice population. References are also included for those seeking additional information.

Publication Date:

HHS Publication No. (SMA)-15-4930 2015

Authors

Roger H. Peters, PhD; Elizabeth Rojas, MA; Marla G. Bartoi, PhD

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 screening and assessing incarcerated individuals with co-occurring disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Differentiate between screening, assessment, and diagnosis of co-occurring disorders in the criminal justice system population.

  2. Identify key clinical issues regarding co-occurring disorders in the justice system population.

  3. Identify challenges with treating co-occurring disorders in the justice system population.

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Course Number: 102330
Total Credit Hours: 5cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 5cr
Exam Fee: $34.85
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Format: Online
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Popularity: 11 members have taken this course

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