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Assessment and Screening for Co-Occurring Disorders- 20 Hours

Contact Hours: 20

This course is based in part on Counselor Toolbox Podcast Episode 110.  Additional videos from our Addiction Counselor Certification Training Program are included.  Text-based options are provided for those who would prefer to read about diagnosis.

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

Video: https://youtu.be/ewtXgBTiEG8

Based in part on Counselor Toolbox Episode 146 and 110

LEARNER OBJECTIVES

  • Differentiate between the function of screening and assessment
  • Complete an accurate screening and assessment
  • Identify multiple sources of information for the assessment
  • Describe the purpose of the assessment
  • Identify types of questions for each area of the mental status exaM
  • Describe the LOCUS and ASAM patient placement criteria
  • Accurately make a placement of a client using information from the assessment and LOCUS and/or ASAM
  • Identify characteristics of depression, anxiety and substance abuse disorders
  • Identify differences in assessment between age groups (adolescents, adults, elderly)
  • Identify considerations to assess validity/reliability and usefulness of various objective testing instruments
$60.00 for 90 days
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