Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Co-Occurring Disorders (TIP) - Part 3 (DA2087)

Author(s): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CCAPP, CE Broker Provider, CVRP, Delaware BON, FCB, MCBAP-Specific , NAADAC, RNs, VRA-Canada

Credit Hours: 8

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview

This course is chapters 6 through 8 of Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People With Co-Occurring Disorders, Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series, No. 42. This treatment protocol is offered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and was updated in March 2020.
This course features the treatment recommendations for those in special populations including the homeless, those in the criminal justice system, women, and racial/ethnic minorities. Healthcare professionals need to be aware of specific treatment needs of such populations and make adjustments in their assessment, diagnosis, referral, and service provision.
There is an overview of treatment models and settings for clients with CODs, as well as services across a multitude of inpatient and outpatient settings. This course also addresses the anticipated gaps in the behavioral health workforce and what behavioral healthcare professionals and organizations can do to protect the existing workforce and recruit new members.

Course Objectives

  1. Discuss the special needs of people with COD's in certain special populations.

  2. Present the best treatment models for those clients.

  3. List the pro's and con's of treatment models for those with SUD and co-occurring disorders.

  4. Present the present problems and anticipated problems with the current behavioral health workforce.

  5. List ways to assist in the detection of problems in the behavioral health workforce and remedies to address those problems.

Course Outline

  1. Co-Occurring Disorders Among Special Populations

  2. Treatment Models and Settings for People With Co-Occurring Disorders

  3. Workforce and Administrative Concerns in Working With People Who Have Co-Occurring Disorders

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This course really provided great information on how women with SUD's approach treatment.
Eric H.