Specific Mental Disorders with Additional Guidance for the Counselor (TIP 42, Appendix D): Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders

About the Course:

Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders (TIP 42) 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 and addresses specific mental disorders. Course materials are from Appendix D, found on pages 325-426 of pdf document (pages 350-461 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 counselor guidance regarding specific mental disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss substance abuse as it co-occurs with suicidality, nicotine dependency, and personality disorders, including differential diagnosis and prevalence.

  2. Explain factors to be considered when counseling substance abusing clients with mood and anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, including assessment issues and crisis stabilization.

  3. Identify key concepts for clients who present with substance abuse co-occurring with post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, and pathological gambling, including treatment knowledge and long-term care.

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