Deputy Director County of San Diego, Behavioral Health Services: Adult & Older Adult System of Care
People with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, including opioid use disorder, are often viewed as misfits, rather than priorities and don't receive the integrated services they need. Join us for this hands-on learning experience in working within existing resources so your programs and staff have better outcomes, more success and more fun serving this population.
Define co-occurring capability for people with co-occurring mental health, substance use disorder and other health and human service needs
List six basic principles of successful integrated treatment and the associated interventions, including medication-assisted treatment
Recognize changes in your work and programs to increase welcoming, engagement and identification of co-occurring mental health, substance use disorders and other issues
Identify changes in your work and programs to help implement a strength-based, stage-matched, skills-based learning approach to people with complex needs
Outline opportunities in the community to improve collaboration between mental health, substance use disorder services and other entities that will help connect individuals or families with co-occurring needs to integrated care
Formulate an action plan incorporating everything learned