Substance Abuse Among Specific Population Groups and Settings (TIP 51, Chapter 6)

From Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women (TIP 51)

About the Course:

This course is based on Chapter 6 from Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 51.

Substance Abuse Among Specific Population Groups and Settings highlights the need for cultural competence in the delivery of substance abuse treatment and suggests specific and culturally congruent clinical, programmatic, and administrative strategies.

Course materials are from Chapter 6, found on pages 103-135 of pdf document (pages 123-155 if using Adobe toolbar page finder.) Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering free of charge from: http://ncadistore.samhsa.gov/catalog/productDetails.aspx?ProductID=18244

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2009

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, and social workers who seek knowledge about substance abuse among specific population groups and settings. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate level of participant’s knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge racially and ethically diverse women.

  2. Describe the concept of sexual orientation and women.

  3. Explain substance use among women in later life, in rural settings, in the criminal justice system, and in women who are homeless.

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