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

ADVOCATING FOR EXCELLENCE IN MENTAL HEALTH CARE.

 

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
  • ASAM LOCs
  • Models, Theories and Approaches to Substance Use Disorder Treatment; MATHow & Where to Get More Info

TOPICS COVERED

Treating Substance Abuse Issues: What every therapist should know

COURSE OBJECTIVES