GMS6784 Addiction: Referral and Service Coordination


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


GMS6784 Addiction: Referral and Service Coordination