Screening and Assessment- Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Co-Occurring Disorders (3 credit hours)

Program Summary:  This course explores the cooccurrence of substance use disorders and mental disorders.  It focuses on effective screening and comprehensive assessment for clients with possible CODs.  The 12 steps of the assessment process are examined, and a variety of screening tools are included.  The reading includes Chapter 3 of SAMHSA’s TIP 42 Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Co-Occurring Disorders.

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 Chapter 3

Find the reading at: https://www.freestatesocialwork.com/articles/substanceusedisordertreatmentch3.pdf

Publisher:  SAMHSA

Course Objectives: To enhance professional practice, values, skills, and knowledge by exploring screening and assessment of co-occurring disorders.

Learning Objectives:  Identify the Dos and Don’ts of assessment for CODs.  Describe the biopsychosocial approach.  Identify the twelve steps in the assessment process.

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1: Screening is a process for
 
 
 
 
2: The purpose of screening is
 
 
 
3: If mental disorder symptoms occur within ___________ of intoxication or withdrawal from substance, symptoms may be substance induced.
 
 
 
 
4: The consensus panel notes that many individuals with CODs have well-established diagnoses when they enter SUD treatment and encourages counselors to find out about any known diagnoses.
 
 
5: When assessing clients with CODs, first asking about _________ substance misuse and mental illness could help clients feel more open and amenable to discussing __________ problems, which people sometimes minimize.
 
 
6: Biopsychosocial assessment is comprehensive and widely addresses
 
 
 
 
7: Empathic detachment requires the assessing clinician to
 
 
8: A clinician who observes guardedness on the part of the client should consider the possibility of trauma and try to promote safety in the interview by
 
 
9: C-SSRS is a commonly used, well-supported tool to quickly assess suicidal __________ in adult and adolescent populations.
 
 
 
 
10: Which of the following tools is definitive for safety screening?
 
 
 
 
11: Asking people about thoughts of suicide ___________ more likely to try to kill themselves.
 
 
12: When using any of the wide array of tools that detect symptoms of mental disorders, counselors should bear in mind that
 
 
 
 
13: When screening for past and present SUDs, overly detailed symptom checklists are
 
 
14: Which of the following is not part of the acronym CAGE-AID?
 
 
 
 
15: In screening for a history of trauma or obtaining a preliminary diagnosis of PTSD, questions should be
 
 
 
 
16: Quadrants of care (i.e., Four Quadrants Model) is a conceptual framework that classifies clients in four basic groups based on
 
 
17: Which quadrant includes individuals who have severe SUDs and low- or moderate-severity mental disorders?
 
 
 
 
18: If the client is determined to have SMI with a serious SUD, he or she falls in
 
 
 
 
19: Diagnosis of CODs is established more by
 
 
20: For diagnostic purposes, it is almost always necessary to tie mental disorder symptoms to specific periods of time in the client's history, in particular those times when an active SUD was
 
 
21: Which type of program in addiction treatment focuses primarily on SUD's but can treat patients with subthreshold or diagnosable but stable mental disorders?
 
 
 
22: Questions for identifying strengths and support might focus on
 
 
 
 
 
 
23: No problem, no interest in change, or both describes which of the following stages of change?
 
 
 
 
 
24: Stage of change assessment ideally will be applied
 
 

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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 3 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.

Screening and Assessment- Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Co-Occurring Disorders, Course #3625, is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to be offered by Free State Social Work as an individual course. Individual courses, not providers, are approved at the course level. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ACE course approval period: 06/03/2021 - 06/03/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 3 Clinical continuing education credits.

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.