Comorbidity Definitions and Terms
The course begins with an overview and definition of both mental illness and addiction and goes on to describe the prevalence of co-occurring disorders. Common factors in co-morbidity are also reviewed. Changes in the brain through development are reviewed, as well as how co-occurring disorders are diagnosed and treated. The course goes on to review common definitions and terms in some detail. Screening, assessment and treatment planning for clients with co-occurring disorders is then discussed. Lastly, the overarching principles utilized to address the needs of persons with co-occurring disorders is covered. This course is based upon material published by SAMHSA and is in the public domain.
This course on co-occurring disorders is designed for peer support counselors, recovery residence administrators, substance abuse counselors, and paraprofessionals who want to work in substance abuse treatment. This course is appropriate for entry and beginning level practitioners.
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding co-occurring disorders definitions and terms. Specifically, a professional will:
- Identify and define key terms associated with substance use disorders.
- Identify and define key terms associated with mental disorders
- Identify and define key terms associated with co-occurring disorders
Citation: Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. Definitions and Terms Relating to Co-Occurring Disorders. COCE Overview Paper 1. DHHS Publication No. (SMA) 06-4163 Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and Center for Mental Health Services, 2006. Reviewed by TM DiDona, PhD 2018 and found to be current. For a full list of current references, please Click Here
This Ce-Classes.com course is approved for CE credit by:
- This course is NOT available for NBCC credit.
- Florida Certification Board
- California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-12-147-0221 Expires 2-2021
This course is Non Interactive .