This course covers how addiction professionals work effectively as part of multidisciplinary treatment teams and carry out administrative, clinical and evaluative activities that help clients gain access to a range of services and resources. The focus includes case management, client advocacy and coordination of treatment.
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Engage and maintain relationships with community, governmental and other referral resources
- Arrange referrals
- Explain how addiction professionals can operate effectively as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team and coordinate treatment activities
- Evaluate the appropriateness of self-referral vs. counselor-referral
- Assess referral outcomes