Behavioral Health Services For People Who Are Homeless
Behavioral Health Services for People Who Are Homeless Course Objectives and Outline:
- Describe at least one evidence-based practice that has been evaluated specifically with homeless populations.
- Identify at least two effects of co-occurring disorders (CODs) among people who are homeless.
- Explain at least one empirically supported mental health treatment model designed for people with co-occurring disorders and other mental health comorbidities.
- Discuss at least two services and supports for individuals with co-occurring disorders and homelessness.
- Explain at least two key factors in the relationship between homelessness and substance abuse.
- Describe at least one key factor in the relationship between homelessness and mental illness.
- Identify at least two challenges to social integration for people with serious mental illness.
- Discuss at least two clinical obstacles to social integration for people with serious mental illness.
- Describe at least two empirically supported treatment strategies used with the homeless population.
- Discuss at least three settings where people who are homeless and have behavioral health disorders may receive services.
- Identify at least two typical obstacles that arise in behavioral health counseling with people who have experienced or currently are experiencing homelessness.
- PART 1: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR THE PROVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES
- Part 1, Chapter 1
- Homelessness in America
- Homelessness and Behavioral Health Services
- Stages of Change, Recovery, and Rehabilitation
- Clinical Interventions and Strategies for Serving People Who Are Homeless
- Special Issues in Service Delivery
- Community Housing Services for People Who Are Homeless
- You Can Do It
- Part 1, Chapter 2
- Vignette 1—Juan
- Vignette 2—Francis
- Vignette 3—Roxanne
- Vignette 4—Troy
- Vignette 5—René
- Vignette 6—Mikki
- Vignette 7—Sammy
- Part 1, Chapter 1
- PART 2: AN IMPLEMENTATION GUIDE FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAM ADMINISTRATORS
- Part 2, Chapter 1
- Developing Services for Clients Who Are Homeless
- The Housing First Approach
- Challenges in Adapting Programs To Address the Needs of People Who Are Homeless
- Modifying Behavioral Health Services To Meet the Needs of Clients Who Are Homeless .. 157 Interacting With Community Resources To Build a Continuum of Care
- Collaborative Partnerships
- Internet Resources
- Integrating Behavioral Health Services With a Community System of Homelessness Services
- Building Linkages Among Services
- Funding Community Homelessness Services
- Part 2, Chapter 2
- Organizational Approaches to Programming for Homelessness Services
- Sample Policies and Procedures
- Sample Forms
- Part 2, Chapter 1
0.7 hours of the 7 hours may be used toward ethics
Instructors: Nicole Hiltibran, MA, LMFT; Julie Campbell, Phd
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.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Behavioral Health Services for Peo ple Who Are Homeless. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 55. HHS Publication No. (SMA) 13-4734. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2013.
This publication was produced under contract number 270-09-0307 by the Knowledge Applica tion Program (KAP), a Joint Venture of The CDM Group, Inc., and JBS International, Inc., for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Christina Currier served as the Contracting Officer’s Representative.
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