course »Understanding Integrated Treatment for Co-Occuring Disorders for Youth in Foster Care

, 11:00 am—1:00 pm
County: Alameda County
Location: Oakland
Sponsor: Alternative Family Services (AFS)
Phone: (916) 254-5200
The Presenter will review issues and dilemmas related to Co-occurring Disorders that affect services for Foster Youth. The focus of this training is on foster youth who are dually diagnosed with a primary mental health disorder and a secondary diagnosis of Substance Abuse.  This training describes the critical components of effective treatment. Barriers to implementation and strategies for overcoming them are also discussed.