Accessing and Obtaining Needed Services (TIP 37, Ch. 6): Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With HIV/AIDS

About the Course:

Accessing and Obtaining Needed Services emphasizes the case management approach in dealing with the HIV/AIDS client and encourages cooperation between mental health and HIV/AIDS service systems. Additionally, facts about general categories of resources are also provided to assist the substance abuse treatment professional with information on possible services. This course covers Chapter 6 only.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

Reprinted 2006

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 accessing and obtaining services for persons with HIV/AIDS. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the use of case management to coordinate care for the substance abusing client with HIV/AIDS.

  2. Identify the resources available for HIV-infected substance abusers.

  3. Explain the function and necessity of hospice programs.

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