101638: Introduction (TIP 48, Part 1 - Chapter 1)

From Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abuse Clients During Early Recovery (TIP 48)

About the Course:

The introductory chapter (Chapter 1) of TIP 48, Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abuse Clients During Early Recovery provides the “what” and “why” and “how” of working with clients with depressive symptoms and substance use disorders. It includes information on depressive symptoms and covers topics such as counseling approaches, clinical settings, cultural concerns, the counselor’s role and responsibilities, understanding clients with depressive symptoms, screening and assessment, client-centered treatment planning, the treatment process, and continuing care. Course materials are from Chapter 1, found on pages 3 to 30 of pdf document (pages 17-45 if using Adobe toolbar page finder). Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from: http://ncadistore.samhsa.gov/catalog/productDetails.aspx?ProductID=17976

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2008

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 managing depressive symptoms during early recovery. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the nature of depressive symptoms.

  2. Explain how to prepare oneself to work with clients with depressive symptoms.

  3. Identify the screening, assessment, and treatment planning process for the client with depressive symptoms.

  4. Acknowledge continuing care and treatment termination.

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