Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System - Executive Summary and Instruments Part 2: Instruments for Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System Part 2

About the Course:

This course examines the intricacies of assessing and screening prison inmates for co-occurring disorders. The course materials will provide the reader with a clearly presented set of information about assessment and screening instruments used with the mentally ill criminal justice population. References are also included for those seeking additional information.

Publication Date:

HHS Publication No. (SMA)-15-4930 2015

Authors

Roger H. Peters, PhD
Elizabeth Rojas, MA
Marla G. Bartoi, PhD

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about screening and assessing incarcerated individuals with co-occurring disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Differentiate between screening, assessment, and diagnosis of co-occurring disorders in the criminal justice system population.

  2. Identify key clinical issues regarding co-occurring disorders in the justice system population.

  3. Identify challenges with treating co-occurring disorders in the justice system population.

Course Material

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Course Number: 102335
Credit Hours: 5cr
Exam Fee: $34.85
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