Comprehensive case management has been linked to better client outcomes in areas such as mental health and HIV services. As such, the substance use disorder treatment community now recognizes that providing this same level of case management services to individuals recovering from substance use disorders will better serve the interests of patients, providers and the community at large.
This 6-hour training will explore the history of case management in multiple human service environments and organizations, and include a review of the skills and preparation necessary for certification. Much of the focus will be on client advocacy, wellness and recovery, assertiveness and evaluation skills, and the importance of case management in multi-systems and community engagement.
The training will also cover core competencies, case management principles, best practices for meeting the challenges in pre-post treatment and aftercare, and conflict of interest issues relative to family, community and worker proximity.