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Addictions and Mental Illness

Understanding the Relationship

$20.00 Or MEMBER PLAN (Starting at $12.99 a month/viewer)

Trainer: Sheri Coburn, MSW, RSW

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Many people who struggle with mental illness also struggle with an addiction. This webinar explores co-occurring disorders as a spectrum of experience, and looks specifically at the relationship between addictions and mental illness. The role that trauma can play in co-occurring disorders is also reviewed. Understanding the relationship between addictions and mental illness is key for caregivers to assist in recovery.

Interested in watching the companion webinar?
Click to order: Addictions and Mental Illness – Working with Co-occurring Disorders.

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar participants should be able to
  • Define mental illness, addiction, and co-occurring disorder
  • Distinguish between linear and circular causality
  • Identify potential third factor variables in co-occurring disorders

Target Audience

This is an introductory-intermediate level webinar intended for anyone interested in learning more about this topic.

Method of Delivery

Each webinar is 60 minutes in length. Live webinars will each contain 60 minutes of instruction from the facilitator using visual powerpoint slides and then there will be 5-10 minutes at the end of the webinar when participants can ask questions directly to the instructor and hear feedback from them in realtime. On-demand webinars include no interactivity with the instructor.

Completing Webinar

Upon viewing the entire webinar, you will be prompted to take a test over the content and then you will receive a certificate of participation. An evaluation form will be available to complete after submitting the posttest.

Continuing Education

While associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI webinars for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits.