Total CE Credit Hours: 8
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/103043
About the Course:
This course is based on the book of the same name by Charles Atkins, MD. Co-Occurring Disorders: Integrated Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use and Mental Disorders is a guide to practical assessment and effective treatment approaches for working with clients with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. This book/course provides a step-by-step approach, demonstrated through many relevant case studies, giving practitioners the valuable tools needed to improve and track clinical outcomes. This book/course provides effective strategies for treatment and recovery, as well as giving administrators the tools needed to create interventions at the system level, with special attention to regulatory and reimbursement demands. Also included in this resource is a comprehensive state-by-state Guide to Mental Health and Substance Abuse Agencies and Prescription Monitoring Programs.
This course is based on the book, Co-Occurring Disorders: Integrated Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use and Mental Disorders: Sections 2 and 3 created by Charles Atkins, MD in 2014.
Publication Date:First Edition 2014
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for all behavioral/mental health professionals who are seeking additional knowledge about the assessment and treatment of substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe and recall mental disorders and their presentations.
- Describe and recall treatment approaches to mental disorders with co-occurring substance use disorders.
- Describe and recall the mental disorders which are most likely to co-occur with substance use disorders.
- Describe and recall substance-specific topics and issues.
- Describe and recall substance-specific treatments.
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