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Cost: 
FREE

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The 2 day training will run from 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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(2 DAY WEBINAR) Psychopharmacology for Drug & Alcohol Treatment Providers

About This Course

Co-occurring disorders are common in both mental health and substance use treatment settings. The use of psychotropic medication can be an important component of a treatment plan. Therapists with an understanding of psychopharmacology and its role in the treatment of mental health disorder will be better able to assist their clients in their path to recovery. This presentation will approach psychopharmacology from a disorder standpoint discussing classes of psychotropic agents, their uses, side effects, and aspects related to their use in individuals with.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe the process for selecting a psychotropic agent.
  2. List the psychotropic agents used to treat major psychiatric diagnoses.
  3. List three important considerations when considering psychotropic medication to treat psychiatric symptoms in individuals with co-occurring disorders.
Intended Audience: 

Behavioral health staff working in the drug and alcohol field.

Instructional Level: 

Intermediate

Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend the entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within the 7 days of training to receive credits and a certificate. All certificates of attendance will be received through the DBHIDS Learning Hub. Once you have completed your evaluation you will have access to your Certificate of Attendance through your DBHIDS Learning Hub Account.

Credit Statements: 

Certificate of Attendance only