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REG122 - Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder

Price: $11.95


The purpose of this course is to provide education to health care employees who are involved in the care of persons with behavioral health disorders. Following this course, you will be able to identify the prevalence of mental illness in the United States, define and possess knowledge of mental illness and substance-related and addictive disorders, and determine what is involved with an interdisciplinary approach to care. This course will address the psychosocial needs of individuals with behavioral health issues and conclude which elements contribute to achieving the highest standard of care for such individuals. It also addresses substance abuse related to opioid use for pain management. 


Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  1. Identify prevalence of mental illness in the United States and be able to state the most common forms.
  2. Define the term mental illness and various conditions considered in this category.
  3. Identify symptoms often present in substance-related and addictive disorders.
  4. Identify the most common treatments and approaches to care for people with mental health issues.
  5. Recognize the biological, psychological, spiritual, and social/behavioral aspects of trauma.
  6. Describe substance use disorder and identify non-opioid pain relief strategies.