Working with Individuals Experiencing Homelessness and Substance Use Disorder

Green Clock Hours: 1.25

Research demonstrates a strong correlation between experiencing homelessness and having a substance use disorder. This course will provide information on updated definitions of homelessness as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and discuss important considerations for working with individuals experiencing homelessness and using substances. You will also learn about housing options for people experiencing homelessness and how the Housing First approach is demonstrating success in combating homelessness and leading people into recovery. Finally, you will learn some strategies you can use to help individuals experiencing homelessness and use substances overcome common challenges.

The goal of this course is to help addictions, behavioral health counseling, case management, marriage and family therapy, psychology, nursing, and social work professionals in behavioral healthcare settings gain knowledge about barriers and interventions when working with individuals experiencing homelessness and using substances.



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Course Description

Research demonstrates a strong correlation between experiencing homelessness and having a substance use disorder. This course will provide information on updated definitions of homelessness as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and discuss important considerations for working with individuals experiencing homelessness and using substances. You will also learn about housing options for people experiencing homelessness and how the Housing First approach is demonstrating success in combating homelessness and leading people into recovery. Finally, you will learn some strategies you can use to help individuals experiencing homelessness and use substances overcome common challenges.

The goal of this course is to help addictions, behavioral health counseling, case management, marriage and family therapy, psychology, nursing, and social work professionals in behavioral healthcare settings gain knowledge about barriers and interventions when working with individuals experiencing homelessness and using substances.



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