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An Implementation Guide for Behavioral Health Program Administrators (TIP 55, Part 2, Chapter 1)

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About the Course:

An Implementation Guide for Behavioral Health Program Administrators (TIP 55, Part 2, Chapter 1): Behavioral Health Services for People Who Are Homeless (TIP 55) is for program administrators and deals with providing programming tailored to the needs of people who are homeless, including: Tailoring services to the needs of the population, providing training and staffing to serve people who are homeless, and providing outreach and engagement, intensive care, and ongoing rehabilitation services.

Course materials are from Part 2, Chapter 1. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free from: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-55-Behavioral-Health-Services-for-People-Who-Are-Homeless/SMA13-4734

Course materials are from Part 2, Chapter 1, found on pages 151 to 178 of pdf document (pages 164 to 191 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2013

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Course Creator

Maximillian Schwanekamp, Esq.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about an implementation guide for behavioral health program administrators. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe how to develop services for clients who are homeless, the Housing First approach, the challenges in adapting programs to address the needs of people, and how to modify behavioral health services to meet the needs of clients who are homeless.

  2. Explain how to interact with community resources to build a continuum of care, develop collaborative partnerships, and know how to use the internet as a resource.

  3. Understand how to integrate behavioral health services with a community system of homelessness services while building linkages among services, and identify how to fund community homelessness services.

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Course Article in PDF format

This exam only covers Part 2 Chapter 1 of the TIP.

References begin on page 199.

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