Contact Hours: 30

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP,


Identify the four key findings regarding co-ocurring disorders

Identify one of the main challenges for working with homeless populations

Define the "No wrong door” policy

Explain the benefit of mutual self-help for people with COD

Discuss integrated care as a priority for people with severe and persistent mental illness

Define the National Registry of Effective Programs and Practices

Differentiate between substance dependence and substance abuse

Identify the different levels of service for persons with cooccurring disorders

Define the Quadrants of Care

Define the Comprehensive Continuous Integrated System of Care as it pertains to treating persons with cooccurring disorders

List the Six Guiding Principles in Treating Clients With COD

Identify ways to Ensure Continuity of Care

Discuss ways to Improve Substance Abuse Treatment Systems and Programs

List the be Six Areas of Intermediate-Level Competencies Needed for the Treatment of Persons With COD

Explain the concept of Burnout and effective interventions

Discuss Administering appraisal instruments and interpreting appraisal results in helping processes

Identify The Role of Assessment Tools

List be Twelve Steps in the Assessment Process

Identify ways to Manage Countertransference

Explain Key Techniques for Working With Clients Who Have COD

List the Guiding Principles of Motivational Interviewing

Define and describe Motivational Enhancement Approaches

Identify the four sessions in Four-Session Motivation-Based Intervention

Adapt CBT for Clients With COD

Define the concept of Grounding

Identify effective Relapse Prevention Techniques

Define Relapse

Define and explain Relapse Prevention Therapy (RPT)

Summarize SAMM Concepts and Skills

Facilitate Client Participation in Mutual Self-Help Groups

Define and describe Assertive Community Treatment

Compare of ACT and ICM

Summarize the recommendations for persons with substance abuse disorders and each of the most common mental health disorders

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