A Brief Overview of Specific Mental Disorders and Cross-Cutting Issues (TIP 42, Ch. 8): Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders

About the Course:

Chapter 8: A Brief Overview of Specific Mental Disorders and Cross-Cutting Issues provides a brief overview for working with substance abuse treatment clients who also have specific mental disorders. It is presented in concise form so the counselor can refer to this one chapter to obtain basic information. Course materials are from Chapter 8, found on pages 213-248 of pdf document (pages 238-273 using Adobe toolbar page finder).

Publication Date:

2005

Course Material Author

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 specific mental disorders and cross-cutting issues in regard to co-occurring disorders. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe what counselors should know about the various types of mental disorders.

  2. Identify the diagnostic features and criteria for anorexia and bulimia nervosa.

  3. Explain what counselors should know about substance abuse and pathological gambling.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

Our Provider Number: 107243

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Course Article

Exam Questions begin on Chapter 8

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Course Number 101138
4 credit hours
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