Special Settings and Specific Populations (TIP 42, Ch. 7): Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders

About the Course:

This course adopts a program perspective to examine both outpatient and residential settings for treating clients with co-occurring disorders, highlighting promising treatment models that have emerged both within the substance abuse field and elsewhere. It discusses various treatment approaches and models available to those working in substance abuse settings. Course materials are from Chapter 7, found on pages 183-212 of pdf document (pages 208-237 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

Publication Date:

2005

Author

SAMHSA

About the Author:

Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with Co-Occurring Disorders was published as Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 42 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about substance abuse treatment for persons with co-occurring disorders in special settings and specific populations. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss the treatment of clients with COD in acute care and other medical settings.

  2. Describe the emerging dual recovery mutual self-help programs and the work of advocacy groups.

  3. Identify the needs of specific populations of clients with COD, including the homeless, women, and those in criminal justice settings.

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