Clinical Issues, Challenges, and Strategies in Intensive Outpatient Treatment (TIP 47, Chapter 7)

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

About the Course:

Clinical Issues, Challenges, and Strategies in Intensive Outpatient Treatment (TIP 47, Chapter 7): Substance Abuse: Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment (TIP 47) looks at issues and problems that arise in clinical practice and offers solutions grounded in research and clinical experience. The chapter covers client retention, relapse and continued substance abuse, family members
who abuse substances, group work issues, safety and security, client privacy, conflicting mandates, clients who work, and boundary issues.

Course materials are from Chapter 7. 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 7, found on pages 115 to 136 of pdf document (pages 139 to 160 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 clinical issues, challenges, and strategies in intensive outpatient treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participates’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the clinical issues, challenges, and strategies in intensive outpatient treatment.

  2. Explain how to achieve client retention, avoid relapse and continued substance abuse while also recognizing substance use by family members.

  3. Recognize group work issues, safety and security concerns, boundary issues and the necessity of client privacy.

  4. Examine the clients who do work and explore boundary issues.

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