Jan 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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HS 221 - Co-occurring Disorders

3 Credit(s)

An introduction to best practices in working with individuals with dual diagnoses and their families. Emphasizes integrated services to individuals with both mental health diagnosis and substance use diagnosis. Supports students to meet entry-level requirements of social service agencies in Oregon. This class is accepted by MHACBO to meet certification requirements for alcohol and drug counselors.

Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Identify and define the dynamics of co-occurring disorders
2. Understand the efficacy of best practices for integrated treatment
3. Recognize and implement integrated case management strategies
4. Recognize the importance of a comprehensive community support system
5. Have a basic knowledge of the DM-IV-TR as a reference guide with the ability to access pertinent information for assessment purposes
6. Have a basic knowledge of ASAM criteria
7. Have a general knowledge of the services available and needs of specific populations

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