Co-Occurring Disorders and Addiction (15CE)

Total Hours: 15

No Book to Buy - Online Text

Unlimited Test Retakes

Sponsor Approval: Please visit our provider approval page for a list of national and state sponsored approvals.

Course delivery method and format: self-paced online training.

Course Requirements:

1. Course Reading,

2. Online PostTest

3. Course Evaluation.

After successfully completing the Course Reading, PostTest and Evaluation a certificate of completion will be issued online.

Course Presenter:  Dr. Kathleen Gates, PhD. License clinical Psychologist graduated from the University of Vermont. She has 40 years of clinical experience in a private practice setting. She’s provided clinical supervision for pre and post-doctoral interns in a community outreach clinic. She has consulted extensively with physicians, community leaders and the police.

Intermediate level course

Course Description:  For those with severe and persistent mental illness, integrated treatment emphasized the correspondence between the treatment models for mental illness and addiction in a residential setting. The model stressed a parallel view of recovery, concomitant treatment of mental illness and substance abuse, application of treatment stages, and the use of strategies from both the mental health and substance abuse treatment fields.

Course Objectives

The clinician will be able to describe and define co-occurring disorders.

The clinician will be able to describe the evaluation process.

The clinician will be able to identify mental disorders and when to refer for further evaluation

The clinician will be able to explain co-occurring treatment options.

Co-Occurring Disorders and Addiction