Dual Diagnosis Update

12 contact hours

TEXT: TIP 9. DESCRIPTION: This advanced course provides detailed descriptions of model programs and gives detailed instructions on securing funding, developing an effective treatment system and optimizing client response in the public and private sectors.

After completing this course, the participant will be able to:
1. Define the concept of dual diagnosis
2. Explain the relationship between alcohol and other drug use and psychiatric symptoms
3. Distinguish between AOD and mental health treatment systems
4. Describe the major psychiatric illnesses associated with AOD
5. List the major psychiatric medications and their effects on recovery
6. Identify the elements of an effective dual diagnosis treatment system
Florida Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health
Counselors and CBAPF. Accepted in Texas for Social Workers and
LCDC renewal, subject to limitations. Other approvals pending.

To read or download this text, visit the National Library of Medicine HSTAT Page (see Links Page). Search HSTAT for TIP 9, then select TABLE OF CONTENTS.

The text for this course is produced by the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Public Health Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.