Integrating Treatment for Co-Occurring Mental & Substance Use Issues
An overview of what is needed for recovery from all existing conditions, including psychiatric and substance use disorders.
This seminar provides an overview of what is needed for recovery from all existing conditions, including psychiatric and substance use disorders.
The course examines
organizing principles and tools and explores the scope of what practitioners who work
with persons from a variety of cultures may need in order to acquire basic competency in this area.
It also reviews the terms in the Co-Occurring Competency
Bulletin released conjointly in February 2006 by the Department of Health and the
Department of Public Welfare.
This seminar is the introduction for those taking the full COD course series and lists
expectations for additional reading.
This seminar is free of charge and provides PCB and SW/LPC credits.
Participants will be able to:
- Define “co-occurring disorders” and what constitutes “integrated approaches” to working with persons having CODs
- Examine major concepts and approaches currently in the literature
- Review personal attributes and skills needed for effectively working with persons having CODs
- Explore the contents of Pennsylvania’s COD Competency Bulletin
- Identify resources useful in gaining more knowledge about effective practices in COD
Questions? Email Paul Toth, PhD, Staff Development Manager & Clinical Supervisor, at email@example.com, or call 610-635-7458.