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Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men

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Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men

Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men Course Objectives and Outline:

Course Objectives:

1. Identify at least two common clinical obstacles while treating men.
2. Describe three effective assessment strategies for treating men.
3. Identify two clinical tools for addressing shame while treating men.
4. Describe at least two ways in which there is a relationship between men, shame, and substance abuse.

Course Outline:

  1. Why a Quick Guide?
  2. What Is a TIP?
  3. Creating the Context
  4. Screening and Assessment
  5. Treatment Issues for Men
  6. Working With Specific Populations of Men in Behavioral Health Settings
  7. Treatment Modalities and Settings.

Instructors: Nicole Hiltibran, MA, LMFT; Julie Campbell, Phd

Author: SAMHSA

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

This Quick Guide provides succinct, easily accessible information to behavioral health clinicians about the specific treatment needs of men with substance use disorders (SUDs). The guide is based entirely on Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men,Number 56 in the Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) series.

Users of the Quick Guide are invited to consult the primary source, TIP 56, for more information and a complete list of resources for effective treatment of men with SUDs. To order a copy of TIP 56 or to access it online, see the inside back cover of this guide.


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