ahs 7670 week 2 reaction paper

After reviewing the resources for this week…

Please complete a 3-5 page reaction paper addressing the following areas:

  • Name and describe the 3 treatment models.
    • Why is integrated treatment the preferred treatment model for co-occurring disorders?
    • Name two (2) barriers to implementing integrated treatment services.
    • Name two (2) strategies to overcome the barriers that you noted.
  • Describe the eight (8) basic essential qualities of effective treatment programs for co-occurring disorders.
    • What risks would occur if one of these qualities were left out?
    • Why is it important to coordinate with other supportive services when treating co-occurring disorders?

It is suggested that you use headings to address each bulleted item. This will help to ensure that you cover all of what is asked for this assignment.

Please make sure that your paper is written in the appropriate APA format, including specific references to the learning resources used in its preparation.

Resources:

Please read Chapters 1 & 2 in this course text:

Designing, Implementing, and Managing Treatment Services for Individuals with Co-Occurring Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders – Blueprints for Action

Please read Chapter 3 in this course Supplemental Reading Resource:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series, No. 42

Please read this course Supplemental Reading Resource:

Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders

Please read Chapter 1 in this course Supplemental Reading Resource:

Report To Congress On The Prevention And Treatment Of Co-Occurring Substance Abuse Disorders And Mental Disorders

Additional Resources:

Theories of Addiction (Links to an external site.)Theories of Addiction

What is Integrated Treatment? (Links to an external site.)What is Integrated Treatment?

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