Treatment Considerations for Youth with SED, Mental Illnesses and Substance Use > Interduction

Treatment Considerations for Youth with SED, Mental Illnesses and Substance Use

Presented by
Lance J. Parks, LCSW
2 CE Credits/Contact Hours
Price: $10



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Board and Agency Approvals, provider #1613, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: (12/15/21 to 12/15/24). Social Workers completing this course receive 2 continuing education credits.

CALIFORNIA: This program meets the requirements for the California Board of Behavioral Sciences for 2 hours of CE Credit

TEXAS: This course meets the criteria for acceptable continuing education as defined by the Texas State Boards of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Social Workers for 2 hours of CE Credit.

This program is approved for 2 continuing education credits/contact hours by:

  • The California Board of Registered Nursing # CEP 14462
  • The National Board for Certified Counselors # 6412
  • The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling #50-14000
  • The California Associations of Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE) #CP40 977 H 0425
  • The California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals: CCAPP-IE Provider # 1N-16-256-0824

It is the responsibility of the participant to check with their board regarding specific CE requirements.


CE Course Description

Each chapter in this course is designed to be brief and accessible to healthcare clinicians, healthcare system administrators, community members, policy makers, and others working to meet the needs of individuals at risk for, experiencing, or recovering from mental and/or substance use disorders. The goal of this guide is to review the literature on treating substance misuse and SUD in youth and young adults with SED/SMI, distill the research into recommendations for practice, and provide examples of how clinicians use these treatment practices in their programs.

This course is an online, non-interactive, reading based, self-paced, and asynchronous course.

If you have questions about the course, require accessibility accommodations or need assistance, please email [email protected] or call (909) 628-4216.

CE Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, the participant will be able to:
  • Discuss the current approaches and challenges to addressing SED/SMI and co-occurring substance misuse or SUD among youth and young adults
  • Differentiate the treatment practices included in the guide to address SED/ SMI and co-occurring substance misuse or SUD in youth and young adults
  • Apply the practical information when selecting or implementing treatment practices to address SED/SMI and co-occurring substance misuse or SUD in youth and young adults
  • Practice the treatment programs used in addressing SED/SMI and co-occurring substance misuse or SUD in youth and young adults and apply the evidence review methodology

CE Course Outline

Target Audiences: A Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Professional Counselors and Nurses
Content level: A Intermediate

  • Evidence-Based Resource Guide Series Overview
  • Content of the Guide

  • Chapter 1: Issue Brief
    • Prevalence and Other Data
    • Impact of the Problem
    • Barriers and Facilitators to Treatment

  • Chapter 2: What Research Tells Us
    • Treatment Practice Selection
    • Evidence Review and Rating
    • Identification of Effective Treatment Practices for Select Mental Illness and Co-occurring Substance Use

  • Chapter 3: Guidance for Selecting and Implementing Evidence-Based Treatment Practices
    • Key Considerations when selecting and implementing treatment practices to address co-occurring disorders
    • Treatment Practice Selection
    • Treatment Practice Resources

  • Chapter 4: Examples of Treatment Programs
    • Co-occurring disorder program
    • Encompass
    • Native Connections
    • Seasons Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic
    • Treatment for Healthy Alternatives

  • Chapter 5: Resources for Evaluation and Quality Improvement
    • Preparing to Collect Data
    • Process and Outcome Measures to determine impacts and effects
    • Evaluations include a variety of process and outcomes Measures
    • Evaluation Resources

  • Appendix: Evidence Review Methodology
    • Step 1: Practice Selection
    • Step 2: Study Identification
    • Step 3: Study Review and Rating
    • Step 4: Practice Rating

Course Development

Course topics are chosen based on various board requirements and professionals needs. Licensed professionals oversee, compile and develop course materials, posttest, and other course materials, determine the level of difficulty, and ensure course content is appropriate. The course developer bio is available here.

Course Created November 2020

Treatment Considerations for Youth with SED, Mental Illnesses and Substance Use > Interduction
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