Contact Hours: 6


Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes


LEARNER OBJECTIVES

  • Identify treatment and service needs of persons with substance abuse and/or mental health disorders (co-occurring).
  • Discuss how counseling differs from case management
  • Identify the five core functions of treatment professionals with regard to case coordination
  • Identify the skills necessary to provide effective service coordination
  • Identify common causes for the breakdown of service coordination
  • Define the various models of case management and describe how they are used with persons with mental health and substance use disorders disorders
  • Identify the eight principles of case management and differentiate from counseling
  • Effectively identify service gaps and establish and maintain relations with agencies and governmental entities who can address these unmet needs
  • Identify information to be shared with referral sources and necessary documentation and/or releases to provide that information
  • Establish realistic treatment and recovery expectations with the client
  • Develop relationships with agencies in order to enhance case finding activities
  • Differentiate between the services required during pretreatment, treatment and aftercare
  • Identify ways to effectively evaluate quality of care in a Recovery Oriented System of Care
  • Effectively identify clients who have "special needs"
  • Identify the ways that each of the special needs impact the delivery of client services
  • Identify referral resources in their communities