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ERIC Number: EJ843904
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
ISSN: ISSN-1533-2705
Clinical Characteristics and Staff Training Needs of Two Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs Specialized for Persons with Disabilities
Moore, Dennis; Lorber, Cathy
Journal of Teaching in the Addictions, v3 n1 p3-20 2004
The clinical aspects and staff training needs for two substance use disorder (SUD) treatment programs that serve persons with co-existing disabilities are described. The article addresses SUD prevalence among persons with disabilities and the corresponding specialized treatment needs and accommodations that may be necessary. The philosophical orientations, demographic profiles, and treatment outcome data are presented. Considerations about staff training are reviewed, and strategies for implementing a comprehensive staff training program are discussed. (Contains 3 figures and 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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