Introduction to Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Co-Occurring Disorders (2 credit hours)

Program Summary:  This course explores the cooccurrence of substance use disorders and mental disorders.  It offers guidance for the provision of evidence-based care for people with CODs and considers screening, assessment, diagnosis, and care needs.  The reading for this course includes Chapters 1 and 2 of SAMHSA’s TIP 42 Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Co-Occurring Disorders.  Chapter 1 offers an introduction to substance use disorder treatment for people with co-occurring disorders.  Chapter 2 offers guidance for working with people who have CODs.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and it is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.  

Readings:  Tip 42 Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Co-Occurring Disorders Chapters 1 and 2

Find the reading at: https://www.freestatesocialwork.com/articles/substanceusedisordertreatmentch1-2.pdf

Publisher:  SAMHSA

Course Objectives: To enhance professional practice, values, skills, and knowledge by exploring substance use disorder treatment for people with co-occurring disorders.

Learning Objectives:  Identify the six guiding principles in treating clients with CODs.  Describe the three features that characterize continuity of care.  Compare basic, intermediate, and advanced counseling competencies.  Describe core essential services for clients with comorbid conditions.

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1: Which of the following can be described as person-first language?
 
 
 
 
2: Comorbidity is important because it is the _________ with mental health disorders.
 
 
3: Almost _________ of adults ages 18 and older with any mental illness and co-occurring SUD received no treatment at all in 2018.
 
 
 
 
4: Nearly 1 in ___________ adults with any mental illness, had a perceived unmet need for mental health services in the past year.
 
 
 
 
5: Compared with people with mental disorders or SUDs alone, people with CODs are ___________ likely to be hospitalized.
 
 
6: Psychiatric bed capacity has continued to __________ over the past few decades in the United States and elsewhere.
 
 
7: People with multiple mental disorders are nearly ___________ more likely to have multiple past year SUDs.
 
 
 
 
8: CODs are strongly associated with socioeconomic and health factors that can challenge recovery, such as
 
 
 
 
9: Chapter 2// The recovery perspective acknowledges that recovery is a long-term process of
 
 
10: A practice principle of the recovery perspective is that much of the recovery process typically occurs
 
 
 
 
11: Growing recognition that CODs arise in a context of personal and social problems has prompted approaches that address specific life problems _________ in treatment.
 
 
12: The focus of the 'no wrong door' imperative is on constructing the healthcare delivery system so that treatment access is available at which point of entry?
 
 
 
 
13: The Four Quadrants Model is a conceptual framework that classifies clients in four basic groups based on
 
 
14: According to SAMHSA Practice Principles of Integrated Treatment for CODs, mental illness and SUDs are both treated ________ to meet the full range of clients' symptoms equally.
 
 
 
15: Continuity of care has not been associated with
 
 
 
 
16: Which of the following go beyond an awareness of the addiction and mental health fields as individual disciplines to a more sophisticated appreciation for how CODs interact in an individual?
 
 
 
17: Strong, active supervision of ongoing cases is a key element in assisting staff to develop, maintain, and enhance ________________
 
 
 
 
18: To be effective, resources must be used to implement the _________________ most appropriate to the client population and the program needs.
 
 
 
19: If the screening and assessment process establishes an SUD or mental disorder beyond the capacity and resources of the agency, then
 
 
 
 
20: A program with _________ capacity provides integrated SUD treatment and mental health services for clients with CODs.
 
 
 

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Free State Social Work, LLC, provider #1235, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Free State Social Work, LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 9/6/2018 - 9/6/2021. Social workers completing this course receive 2 clinical continuing education credits.

Free State Social Work has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP NO. 6605. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Free State Social Work is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

G.M. Rydberg-Cox, MSW, LSCSW is the Continuing Education Director at Free State Social Work and responsible for the development of this course.  She received her Masters of Social Work in 1996 from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at the University of Illinois-Chicago and she has over 20 years of experience.  She has lived and worked as a social worker in Chicago, Boston, and Kansas City.  She currently practices in the area of hospital/medical social work.  The reading materials for this course were developed by another organization.