This course provides mental health professionals with information and tools to work more effectively with individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and who need substance abuse or mental health treatment.
a). Describe how to utilize resources for homelessness in your community.
b). State at least two effects of psychological trauma and co-occurring disorders among people who are homeless.
c). Name three categories of activities (common in behavioral health service approaches) that help homeless individuals build new skills.
d). Explain how to prevent potential crises that result from becoming homeless.
The target audience for this event includes psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed counselors, MFT’s, and other clinical mental health professionals.
Instructor(s): Jennifer Sweeton, Psy.D, MS, MA
Material Author(s): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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