(3 Credit Hours - Cost $1,350)
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Prerequisites: Minimum 15 credit hours of graduate level courses in addictions studies or psychology.
Course Description: This graduate-level course examines the role and function of the case manager in substance abuse treatment. The topics to be covered in this course include the definitions and functions of case management, history and development of case management, various models of case management currently used in substance abuse treatment, ethical and legal aspects of case management, meeting clients and assessing their strengths and needs, developing a treatment plan, record keeping and report writing, and monitoring services and following the client until the termination of treatment.
Course Outcomes: After completing this course, candidates are expected to be able to:
Kannenberg, R. (2004). Case Management Handbook for Clinicians. Wisconsin: Pesi.
*Candidates are responsible to buy the required textbook for this course. You can find this book in major online bookstores such as amazon.com, abebooks.com etc.
Raiff, N. R. & Shore, B. K. (1993). Advanced Case Management. California: Sage Publication.
**These resources are not required, but may provide assistance in completing your assignments for this course.
On a part-time basis, most candidates are anticipated to complete their degree requirements within eighteen months. The determining criteria are dedication and the candidate’s previous academic and professional portfolio.