Co-Occurring Disorders

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Post by Day 4 an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of an integrated treatment approach for co-occurring disorders. Then, describe how you would conceptualize a client with co-occurring addiction and mental health issues using a hypothetical client example to help illustrate your points. Be sure to include ideas for assessment and treatment planning using specific examples to support your assertions.

Readings for this assignment

  • Van Wormer, K., & Davis, D. R. (2018). Addiction treatment: A strengths perspective (4th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage.
    • Chapter 4, “Substance Misuse with a Co-occurring Mental Disorder or Disability” (pp. 151-190)
  • Drapalski, A., Bennett, M., & Bellack, A. (2011). Gender differences in substance abuse, consequences, motivation to change, and treatment seeking in people with serious mental illness. Substance Use & Misuse, 46(6), 808–818.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Kennedy, K., & Gregoire, T. K. (2009). Theories of motivation in addiction treatment: Testing the relationship of the transtheoretical model of change and self-determination theory. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 9(2), 163–183.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Kerfoot, K., Petrakis, I. L., & Rosenheck, R. A. (2011). Dual diagnosis in an aging population: Prevalence of psychiatric disorders, comorbid substance abuse, and mental health service utilization in the Department of Veterans Affairs. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 7(1/2), 4–13.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Lachman, A. (2012). Dual diagnosis in adolescence—An escalating risk. Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health, 24(1), pv–vii.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Torrey, W. C., Tepper, M., & Greenwold, J. (2011). Implementing integrated services for adults with co-occurring substance use disorders and psychiatric illnesses: A research review. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 7(3), 150–161.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Woods, M. R., & Drake, R. E. (2011). Treatment of a young man with psychosis and polysubstance abuse. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 7(3), 175–185.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

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