Treating Concurrent Substance Use Among Adults (DA2387)

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

Pre-Approved for: CA BRN, CCAPP, CE Broker Provider, Delaware BON, FCB, MCBAP-Specific , RNs

Credit Hours: 6

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 the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) report guide in providing considerations and strategies for clinicians or organizations implementing evidence-based best practices. These approaches will assist healthcare providers in understanding, selecting, and implementing evidence-based interventions that support adults with concurrent substance use and/or concurrent substance use disorders.

Course Objectives

  1. Review the literature containing scientific data to recognize the importance of a multi-pronged medical approach for implementing clinical care quality decisions.

  2. Identify challenges or barriers to treatment options and examine evidence-based practices to determine potential resolutions.

  3. Study the criteria of three organizations implementing evidence-based practices and the key components within the treatment settings.

  4. Educate and discuss findings with healthcare professionals for improving services delivered to address concurrent SUD (CSU) populations.

  5. Implement person-centered care interventions with client involvement and supportive strategies including progress monitoring to promote better health outcomes.

Course Outline

  1. Abstract

  2. Foreword

  3. Chapter One: Issue Brief

  4. Chapter Two: What Research Tells Us

  5. Chapter Three: Guidance for Selecting and Implementing Evidence-Based Practices

  6. Chapter Four: Examples of Treatment Programs

  7. Chapter Five: Resources for Evaluation and Quality Improvement

  8. Appendix One: Acknowledgements

  9. Appendix Two: Evidence Review Methodology

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