Darah Meyer, Patient Services Manager, University of Colorado Hospital Health System
Austin Harlan, Director of Clinical Quality at the Center for Dependency, Addiction, and Rehabilitation, University of Colorado Health System
This session will seek to identify challenges licensed professionals face when providing training experiences for young clinicians working with co-occurring disorders. Specific case examples dealing with challenging differential diagnoses, boundary issues unique to co-occurring disorders, and the experience of countertransference will all be presented and discussed. A framework for supervision, teaching and mentorship in this context will be introduced.
Learning Objective 1
• Name frequent challenges for students learning to work with clients with co-occurring disorders.
Learning Objective 2
· Discuss strategies that have been effective for addressing these frequent challenges.
Learning Objective 3
• Apply a developmental plan for future trainees that guides their growth.