Comprehensive Case Management for Substance Abuse Treatment

Comprehensive Case Management for Substance Abuse Treatment

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"Comprehensive Case Managementfor Substance Abuse Treatment". To provide optimal services for clients, atreatment professional should possess particularknowledge, skills, and attitudes including:- Understanding various models and theoriesof addiction and other problems related tosubstance abuse- Ability to describe the philosophies,practices, policies, and outcomes of the mostgenerally accepted and scientificallysupported models of treatment, recovery,relapse prevention, and continuing care foraddiction and other substance-relatedproblems- Ability to recognize the importance of family,social networks, community systems, andself-help groups in the treatment andrecovery process- Understanding the variety of insurance andhealth maintenance options available and theimportance of helping clients access thosebenefits- Understanding diverse cultures andincorporating the relevant needs of culturallydiverse groups, as well as people withdisabilities, into clinical practice- Understanding the value of aninterdisciplinary approach to addictiontreatmentIn addition to the above competencies,treatment professionals must have skills relatingto interagency functioning, negotiating, andadvocacy. CSAT’s Addiction TechnologyTransfer Centers classify referral and servicecoordination—basic case managementfunctions—as core competencies for substanceabuse treatment providers.show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 8.13mm
  • Createspace Independent Pub
  • English
  • 1508620539
  • 9781508620532