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CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CE Course Description
Individuals with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders (COD) frequently benefit from pharmacologic interventions, whether for either disorder or both conditions. This brief, intermediate level continuing education course gives a concise summary of the general principles to assist in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of pharmacologic approaches to support the recovery of individuals with COD. The principles are drawn from a number of reputable resources and presented by the Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The information is appropriate for mental health professionals, providers who prescribe medication for adults with COD. and individuals who work in administrative and leadership roles at the program, agency, or system level.
CE Course Objectives
1. Describe the role of engagement, relationship building, and shared decision making in the initial phases of the recovery process.
2. Describe the necessity of and the process for screening and assessing those with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders, including treatment readiness.
3. Identify the need for treatment plans to integrate best practice interventions, including both psychosocial interventions and pharmacotherapy, to address each of the CODs.
4. Review principles related to pharmacologic strategies and drug interactions, medication benefits, and coordinated treatment.
5. Outline the components and goals of relapse prevention and management.
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