Use of evidence-based approaches for screening and assessment is likely to result in more accurate matching of offenders to treatment services and more effective treatment and supervision outcomes. This CE course provides a guide for professionals who are interested in developing and operating effective programs for justice-involved individuals who have CODs. Key systemic and clinical challenges are discussed, as well as state-of-the art approaches for conducting screening and assessment.
Although healthcare providers for women living with HIV focus primarily on the physical manifestations of the condition, this CE course examines the understanding of the psychosocial, cultural, mental health, and substance abuse issues faced by HIV infected women in order to optimize care and makes recommendations for provider response, evaluation, and management. Working with adolescent and palliative care populations is also discussed.
Violence during pregnancy is a critical concern because it is often frequent and severe in nature. This short CEU course provides research findings concerning violence against pregnant and postpartum women.