Current Trends in Addiction and Mental Health Substance Abuse Case Management ASAC 1005

3 Credits

This course addresses contemporary issues in addictions and mental health. Emphasis is in four major areas: ethnic and cultural issues that influence diagnosis, treatment and utilization of services, special populations such as consumers/clients with HIV/AIDS; co-occurring disorders; and matching treatment services to individual client needs. In addition, attention will be given to the following current issues in the fields: treatment issues for adolescent and geriatric consumers/clients; spiritual concerns and disciplines; gay/lesbian issues; psychopharmacology; relapse dynamics and prevention and managed care and treatment costs.

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