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Effective Clinical and 12-Step Model Integration for Dual Diagnosis Treatment
Recorded on May 19, 2022
On Demand Education
Free
2.5 CE Hours
Clinical, Substance Abuse
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Description

Many clients with dual diagnoses are being treated by clinicians at various levels of care along with attending 12-Step programs. Many are receiving differing information at 12-Step meetings that may seemingly contradict their mental health treatment. This presentation is intended to help clinicians to synthesize the clinical and 12-Step models. There will be a brief overview of evidence-based dual diagnosis treatment and how 12-Step Programs are often involved in that process for many clients. The
purpose, intention, and limitations of 12-Step programs will be described. Appropriate and inappropriate integration of 12-Step program concepts, literature, and suggestions that complement dual diagnosis treatment will be described. Integrated treatment suggestions with being offered in addition to case examples in order to demonstrate how best to combine these treatment modalities.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
Learning Objectives

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

  1. Provide 3 examples of evidence-based integrated information and treatment approaches for working with dual diagnosis clients
  2. Explain 4 ways 12-Step programs can be beneficial and also may interfere with dual diagnosis treatment and strategies for effective integration into client care
  3. Identify 3 treatment strategies for supporting clients in effectively navigating 12-Step programs
  4. Define the 12-Step program and at least 2 therapeutic models
CE Details
Introductory
Clinical
Substance Abuse

This presentation has been approved for 2.75 CE clock hours in Diagnosis by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.

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. ASWB ACE credit is not available in NY and NJ.

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.

This workshop meets the requirements and has been approved for 2.75 hours for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists in Louisiana by the Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

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.

CE Policy
TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
Sarah Benton

Sarah Allen Benton is the Co-Owner of Benton Behavioral Health Consulting, LLC specializing in clinical and business support services. She is a Clinical Outreach Manager for Aware Recovery Care where she was the former Director of Clinical Services in North Haven, CT. Sarah is a Clinical Consultant for The Strathmore House, transitional sober living, and Lynch Wellness Professional Group in Boston, MA. She also worked as a Therapist at McLean Hospital in Belmont, MA at McLean Brook’s dual diagnosis transitional treatment program, McLean Klarman Center for eating disorder treatment, and the McLean Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Institute. She is the 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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