Co-Occurring Disorders for Addiction Professionals

COM HLT X 470.8

In preparation of being an addiction professional, this course focuses on terminology, knowledge, and issues of the mental health field and substance use disorders.

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Spring
Remote
Starting at $705.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you will learn.

  • Evaluate alcohol and drug symptoms, which often mimic psychiatric symptoms
  • Focus on co-occuring disorders as a result of psychiatric diagnosis given alongside the primary diagnosis of substance abuse
  • Familiarize yourself with the terminology of the mental health field, substance abuse, and dependence

About this course:

Substance use disorders (SUDs) affect many aspects of a person’s life, including their mental health, physical health, social relationships, vocational endeavors, and more. We also know that many clients in treatment for SUDs also have a co-occurring mental health disorder. Providers need to understand the interconnected nature of co-occurring disorders (CODs) in order to provide effective treatment and target interventions to the client’s needs. The SUD treatment professional must be familiar with basic terminology and issues of the mental health field in addition to the latest research related to substance use disorders. This course introduces the epidemiology, prevalence, and science of CODs. Students learn how to conceptualize co-occurring mental health, substance use, and physical health disorders and how their interaction affects screening, assessment, and treatment. The course describes common mental health disorders that frequently co-occur with substance use, including depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity, post-traumatic stress, and personality disorders. The course also describes treatment considerations, including multidimensional screening, assessment, treatment planning, and an overview of evidence-based practices for CODs which include motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, medication-assisted treatments, and integrated behavioral health interventions.

Summer 2022 Schedule

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Thursday 6:30PM - 9:30PM PT
Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Grant Hovik
386075
Fee:
$705.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Required course in the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling Certificate.

Restricted course; call (310) 825-7093 for permission to enroll. Web enrollments automatically generate a "Permission to Enroll" request.

Enrollment deadline: June 30, 2022. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 06, 2022
Course Requirements
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Thu Jun 23, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Thu Jun 30, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Thu Jul 7, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Thu Jul 14, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Thu Jul 21, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Thu Jul 28, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Thu Aug 4, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Thu Aug 11, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Thu Aug 18, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Thu Aug 25, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Thu Sep 1, 2022
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom

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