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Understanding and Treating High-Functioning Clients with Dual Diagnosis: Effective Integration of Therapeutic Approaches and Self-Help Programs

Online
On Demand Education
2.75 CE Hours
Clinical, Substance Abuse
Free

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When and Where

Location

  • On Demand
    Sessions will be available On-Demand
Description

The characteristics, personality traits, treatment and recovery challenges of high-functioning individuals with dual diagnosis will be described. DSM-IV TR and DSM-V diagnostic criteria will be analyzed as it relates to this topic as well as relevant research studies cited. The self-medication theory as it relates to dual diagnosis will be explored. The purpose, intention and limitations of 12-Step and other self-help programs will be described. Additionally, appropriate and inappropriate integration of specific 12-Step program concepts, literature and suggestions will be described. The presentation will conclude with evidence-based integrated treatment strategies including the concepts of recovery pathways versus patchworks.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this workshop is: To gain a better understanding of evidence-based integrated treatment for dual diagnosis, how best to support these clients in engaging in self-help groups and to learn relevant treatment strategies and concepts.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe 5 treatment strategies for working with a high-functioning clients with SUD population.

  • Explain 2 evidence-based integrated treatment approaches for dual diagnosis.

  • Explain the difference between a recovery pathway and recovery patchworks as they apply to dual diagnosis treatment.

  • Apply the SBIRT assessment tool into clinical practice.

CE Details
Introductory
Clinical
Substance Abuse

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 2.75 continuing education credits.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

TPN.health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Pending approval.

Pending approval.

CE Policy
Agenda
  • Waiting Room Opens
  • Workshop Begins
  • -
    10 Minute Break
  • Workshop Ends
Note: Time designated for waiting room, breaks cannot be counted toward CE credit.
This course is fiscally sponsored by Aetna Better Health Louisiana. There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants. These conflicts of interest have no bearing on the course content and have been resolved.
Sarah Allen Benton, MS, LMHC, LPC, AADC

Sarah Allen Benton is the Co-Owner of Benton Behavioral Health Consulting, LLC specializing in clinical and business support services. She is a Clinical Consultant for Aware Recovery Care (In-Home Addiction Treatment program), where she was the former Director of Clinical Services in North Haven, CT. Previously, she was a Therapist and Group Leader at Insight Counseling in Ridgefield, CT and as a Primary Therapist at Turnbridge addiction treatment in New Haven, CT. Sarah previously worked as a Therapist at McLean Hospital in Belmont, MA at McLean Brook dual diagnosis transitional treatment program, McLean Klarman Center for eating disorder treatment and the McLean Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Institute. Sarah is author of the book “Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic” and has been featured in the New York Times, on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, CBS Early Show, SiriusXM, NPR and writes a blog on Psychology Today.com

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