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Effective Treatment for Dual Diagnosis
Author: Jack Klott, MSSA, LISW, CSW
Publisher: PESI Publishing & Media 2011
Length: 5 CD(s)
Media Type: Seminar on Audio CD
Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes
Item: CDR010880

Price : $139.99

Product Details

NOTE: The seminar manual, CE information, and CE test are contained on disc #1 in PDF format. To access these documents, play disc #1 in your computer. For the audio presentation, begin playing disc #1 in your CD player.

Jack Klott is one of the most sought after PESI speakers and was hand selected to provide this cutting edge, state of the art seminar recording. Jack has trained thousands across the country on evidence-based CBT practices and will combine this with his clinical expertise working with co-occurring disorders, to make this a must-listen seminar recording. Don’t miss this opportunity to get real solutions for the challenge of assessing and effectively treating this population.

This practice-based seminar recording will provide many evidence-based approaches for treating individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders. The seminar recording will increase your competence and confidence in screening, assessing, and treating co-occurring mental health and substance abuse problems. Advance your knowledge and skills in screening, assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, referral to recovery support resources, and suicide prevention. You will take home new knowledge, ideas, skills, techniques and strategies for working with the field’s most challenging clients.

  • Identify pharmacological advances in treatments for COD
  • Identify 12 key assessment and screening techniques for COD
  • Apply integrated intervention strategies for co-occurring personality disorders
  • Utilize research-based strategies for women, PTSD, and trauma
  • Implement motivation-based interventions to enhance medication adherence
  • Identify key questions and strategies in treating alcohol and other drug issues
  • Apply effective suicide assessment and treatment strategies
  • Describe the key strategies in relapse prevention interventions
  • Master the six step process to develop treatment plans for COD


Introduction and Overview
  • Evolution of the Model
  • Implications for the Clinician

Principles of Integrated treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Co-Occurring Disorders are the Expectation
  • Strategies for Reducing Barriers to Effective Treatment
  • Interactions Between the Co-Occurring Disorders
  • The Right Place at the Right Time—The Stages of Change
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapies
  • Comprehensive Multiaxial Diagnostic Picture of Co-Occurring Disorders
  • The Complexity of People with Co-Occurring Disorders

The Risk Assessment
  • Safety Issues
  • Assess Suicide Intent
  • Assess Violence Potential

Integrated Treatment Planning
  • Safety Planning
  • Crisis Planning
  • Pharmacology Considerations
  • Problem Identifcation
    1. Stressors
    2. Symptoms
  • Problem-Solving Strategies
    1. Stress Reduction
    2. Symptom Management
  • Develop a Life Plan
  • Relapse Prevention Plan

Treatment Planning Discussion of Implications for Systems
  • Dual Diagnosed Capable Programs
  • Dual Diagnosed Enhanced Programs


Jack Klott, MSSA, LISW, CSW brings to you expertise, experience and insights drawn from a career in mental health spanning 40 years as a clinician, teacher and author. He has authored The Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment Planner (Wiley & Sons, NY 2006) and The Suicide and Homicide Risk Assessment and Prevention Treatment Planner (Wiley & Sons, NY 2004). Jack has worked primarily with men and women experiencing the co-occurring disorders of severe, persistent mental illnesses and substance-related disorders.

Jack is a 30-year member of the American Association of Suicidology and was a founder of the Michigan Association of Suicidology, an organization that recently honored him for his contribution to suicide prevention in Michigan. He is a nationally-recognized seminar speaker on Suicide Prevention, Motivational Interviewing, Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders and the DSM-IV-TR™.


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This self‐study material qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


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