COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
HMS 258 - CASE
MANAGEMENT AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE (3 CR.)
Focuses on the process
of interviewing substance abuse clients. Includes intake, assessment, handling
denial, and ending the interview. Teaches skills for writing short-term
goals and treatment plans with emphasis on accountability. Examines various
reporting devices. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
The purpose of this
course is to teach students the process of case management, which they
will use as counselors with substance abusing clients. It is an intensive
applied course aimed at skill acquisition.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
English, reading and
writing. Successful completion of Substance Abuse I-II (HMS 251-252).
Upon completion of
this course, students should
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE
Be able to conduct an
Be able to assess a client
Be able to write accountable
treatment goals and plans.
Be able to write factual
reports on clients.
Be able to identify and
use available support resources.
Be able to identify the
various settings available for treatment of substance abusers.
Be familiar with Federal,
State and local regulations affecting substance abuse programs and case
Be familiar with overall
documentation in patient charting.
Federal, State, local
Identification of Specific
Behaviors of Substance Abuse Clients
Agency procedures for
working with a case load