Dual Diagnosis Text-based Home Course (4 CE) - Printed Version

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This course is designed to expand and enhance a psychotherapist's knowledge in assessing for and identifying dual diagnoses with various treatment populations. Special attention is given to the psychological and sociological risk factors and consequences of dual diagnosis, as evidenced by current research. Three etiologies of dual diagnosis are presented, as well as an overview of various clinical presentations and their therapeutic implications. Treatment strategies are addressed, including enhancing motivation for treatment, the stages and strategies of treatment, therapeutic implications of Dual Recovery Anonymous, relapse prevention and family participation in the recovery process. Case vignettes enhance and enliven the learning experience.

Author: Patrica Patton-Lehn, Ph.D.

Target Audience: Introductory and Intermediate; LMFTs, Social Workers, LPCCs, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, and mental health clinicians.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the psychological and sociological risk factors and consequences of dual diagnosis.
  2. Assess for and identify dual diagnoses with clients.
  3. Identify the three etiologies in the development of dual diagnosis.
  4. Explore the variety of clinical presentations and associated therapeutic implications of the dually diagnosed.
  5. Apply pertinent treatment issues and relapse prevention skills in the dual recovery process.

Advantages of taking Gerry Grossman Seminars at-home CE courses:

  • Online courses offer the post-test online for instant course completion.
  • You can repeat the post-test if you don't pass.
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  • California LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs canĀ fulfill 100% of their CE hours online.
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