101126: Traditional Settings and Models (TIP 42, Ch. 6): 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 6 found on pages 137-182 of pdf document (pages 162-207 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

Publication Date:



U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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 traditional settings and models for treating clients with co-occurring disorders. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss residential substance abuse treatment programs for clients with COD.

  2. Explain successful design, implementation, evaluation, and maintenance of outpatient programs for clients with COD.

  3. Identify the essential elements of COD programming for substance abuse treatment agencies.

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