2011 Co-Occurring Disorders Training:
Promoting Evidence-Based Integrated Care
In partnership with:
Washington State Department of Behavioral Health & Recovery
University of Washington Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Division of Public Behavioral Health & Justice Policy
WHEN IS IT OFFERED?
Last held Feb 2011-- No trainings are scheduled at this time. We may offer this course again in the future, so please check back on our website to see if trainings have been scheduled.
Evidence-Based Practices for Dual Disorders: Introducing Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT)
Shannon Blajeski, MSW, Washington Institute for Mental Health Research & Training, University of Washington Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Public Behavioral Health & Justice Policy
- Explore the concept of evidence-based practices (EBP’s).
- Discuss how a recovery-orientation, shared decision-making and person-centered treatment planning are necessary elements to a successful IDDT program.
- Discuss the evidence behind integrated treatment and why it has shown superior results when compared with parallel or sequential treatment.
- Learn about stage-wise treatment and the Transtheoretical Theory of Change.
- Utilize a stage-wise treatment framework to apply more timely interventions to meet clients where they are at, decreasing potential resistance and increasing engagement.
- Design stage-wise treatment groups based on the IDDT Model.
Individual Treatment in IDDT: Motivational Interviewing (MI) & Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Casey Jackson, LICSW, CDP, Washington Institute for Mental Health Research & Training – Spokane
- Develop MI strategies for reducing resistance in client interactions.
- Learn MI language cues (sustain/change talk) for better engaging clients in a change process.
- Understand how and when to apply MI techniques and CBT based on stages of change and stages of treatment.
- Discover how the use of CBT can assist those in active treatment to reach goals in reducing substance use.
Enhancing Relapse Prevention with Supported Employment & Benefits Planning
Jonathan Beard, LICSW, CPRP, Washington Institute for Mental Health Research & Training – Tacoma.
- Appreciate the numerous and clinically relevant reasons to support efforts to dramatically boost the employment rate of consumers with co-occurring disorders, including relapse prevention.
- Learn about the seven domains of evidence based supported employment.
- Understand the five core activities of supported employment.
- Differentiate between SSI, SSDI, Medicare and Medicaid.
- Understand the basic work incentives available to recipients of the above benefits and the particulars of Washington’s Healthcare for Workers with Disabilities program.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Clinicians, case managers and supervisors who desire to learn current evidenced-based practices in the treatment of adults with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Please note that this training is sponsored by the Washington State Department of Behavioral Health & Recovery and as such first-priority is given to those attendees working in RSN-funded community agencies.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Tuition and training materials are provided by WIMHRT. Each participant is responsible for transportation and meals. WIMHRT has a very limited number of hotel accommodations available (double occupancy only) that are reserved for participants traveling more than 50 miles to the Institute. These accommodations are available on a first-come, first served basis. WIMHRT can assist with locating other lodging options for those who wish to book their own lodging.
WHERE IS THE COURSE OFFERED?
The course is conducted at the Western Branch of The Washington Institute for Mental Health Research and Training in Tacoma, Washington on the grounds of Western State Hospital (WSH).
PLEASE DIRECT CONTENT OR SCHEDULING QUESTIONS TO:
Shannon Blajeski, MSW--Trainer & Consultant
The Washington Institute for Mental Health Research & Training