A non profit organization, dedicated to providing resources and educational workshops to mental health professionals in Northern nevada


Mental Health Peer Connections

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the difference between CADC, LADC and all other Clinicians
  • Describe advantages and disadvantages of referral to LADC
  • Demonstrate evidenced-based screening methods; identify additional data need to collect for biopsychosocial assessment--sample clients
  • Use DSM 5 to diagnose substance use disorder--sample clients
  • Identify clients who need to be placed in residential treatment and those which can receive outpatient treatment--sample clients
  • Describe models, theories and approaches of substance use disorder treatment--sample clients
  • State how and where to get more information

Topics Covered:

  • Clinician Scope and Competence
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Referring Clients to LADC
  • Screening and Assessment Basics
  • DSM
  • Models, Theories and Approaches to Substance Use Disorder Treatment; MATHow & Where to Get More Info


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