Adapting Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Specific Populations (TIP 47, Chapter 9)

Substance Abuse: Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment (TIP 47)

About the Course:

Adapting Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Specific Populations (TIP 47, Chapter 9): Substance Abuse: Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment highlights the flexibility and adaptability of the intensive outpatient treatment (IOT) model to meet the diverse needs of specific populations: those involved with the criminal justice system, women, individuals with co-occurring disorders, adolescents, and young adults. This chapter provides a demographic overview of each group and discusses implications for IOT programming as well as clinical issues and strategies to use with each population.

Course materials are from Chapter 9. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free from: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-47-Substance-Abuse-Clinical-Issues-in-Intensive-Outpatient-Treatment/SMA12-4182

Course materials are from Chapter 9, found on pages 153 to 177 of pdf document (pages 177 to 201 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

Revised 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 adapting intensive outpatient treatment for specific populations. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Recognize how to adapt intensive outpatient treatment for specific populations.

  2. Explain the justice system population process, women, as well as the populations with co-occurring psychiatric disorders since they deal with intensive outpatient treatment.

  3. Address the description of the adolescent and young adult population. Know the difference between developmental changes and the development of substance abuse in adolescents.

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