Addressing Viral Hepatitis in People With Substance Use Disorders (TIP 53, Appendix D - Managing Side Effects of Hepatitis C Antiviral Treatment; Appendix F - Mental Health Treatment Considerations for People Who Have Chronic Hepatitis C)

About the Course:

Managing Side Effects of Hepatitis C Antiviral Treatment (TIP 53, Appendix D): Addressing Viral Hepatitis in People With Substance Use Disorders lists 14 common side effects of hepatitis C and their potential management strategies.

Mental Health Treatment Considerations for People Who Have Chronic Viral Hepatitis C (TIP 53, Appendix F): Addressing Viral Hepatitis in People With Substance Use Disorders explains behavioral health counseling, issues clients who have chronic hepatitis B or C might bring to the table, medications for people who have behavioral health disorders, and treating patients with hepatitis C and serious mental illness.

Course materials are from Appendix D and Appendix F. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-53-Addressing-Viral-Hepatitis-in-People-With-Substance-Use-Disorders/SMA11-4656

Course materials are from Appendix D, found on pages 95 to 97 of pdf document (pages 99 to 101 if using Adobe toolbar page finder), and from Appendix F, found on pages 101 to 108 of pdf document (pages 105 to 112 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2011

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 managing side effects and the mental health treatment considerations for people with Hepatitis C. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the side effects of hepatitis C antiviral treatment and its potential management strategies.

  2. Explain the mental health treatment considerations for people who have chronic viral hepatitis C.

  3. Be aware of issues that clients who have chronic hepatitis B or C might bring to counseling, and the effects of antiviral treatment and medications on behavioral health disorders.

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