|Author||: Dennis Moore|
|Publisher||: DIANE Publishing|
|Release Date||: 01 January 2000|
|Pages||: 156 pages|
|Rating||: /5 ( users)|
Intended to enhance treatment providers' knowledge concerning people who have a physical or cognitive disability in addition to their substance use disorder. Explains the issues involved in treating people with coexisting disabilities. Discusses how to screen for coexisting disabilities & how to adapt substance use disorder screenings for clients who have a disability. Discusses treatment planning & counseling, & how treatment can be modified to meet the particular needs of people with coexisting disabilities. Discusses forming linkages with other service providers, & the proper language to use when referring to people with disabilities.