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Treatment Considerations for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Emotional Disturbances and Mental Illnesses

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Treatment Considerations for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Emotional Disturbances and Serious Mental Illnesses and Co-occurring Substance Use – Online CE Course

Treatment Considerations for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Emotional Disturbances and Serious Mental Illnesses and Co-occurring Substance Use Course Objectives and Outline:

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe at least one screening and assessment tool for youth and young adults with serious emotional disturbances, serious mental illness, and co-occurring substance use
  2. Explain at least two risk and protective factors for youth and young adults with serious emotional disturbances, serious mental illness, and co-occurring substance use
  3. Discuss at least one evidence based treatment practice for youth and young adults with serious emotional disturbances, serious mental illness, and co-occurring substance use

Course Outline:

  1. Forward: Evidence-Based Resource Guide Series Overview
  2. Chapter 1: Issue Brief – Overview of current approaches and challenges to addressing SED/SMI and co-occurring substance misuse or SUD among youth and young adults.
  3. Chapter 2: What Research Tells Us – Current evidence on effectiveness of the following treatment practices included in the guide to address SED/SMI and cooccurring substance misuse or SUD in youth and young adults:
    1. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
    2. Multidimensional family therapy (MDFT)
    3. Pharmacotherapy
  4. Chapter 3: Guidance for Selecting and Implementing Evidence-Based Practices – Practical information to consider when selecting and implementing treatment practices and programs to address SED/SMI and co-occurring substance misuse or SUD in youth and young adults.
  5. Chapter 4: Examples of Treatment Programs – Descriptions of programs that use treatment practices from Chapter 2 to address SED/SMI and co-occurring substance misuse or SUD in youth and young adults.
  6. Chapter 5: Resources for Evaluation and Quality Improvement – Guidance and resources for implementing best practices, monitoring outcomes, and improving quality.

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.

 

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