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Practical Approaches to Staging Change in Dual Diagnosis

Author(s): Piotrowski, Nancy A.
Teaser: Presentation reviews the Transtheoretical Model and Stages of Change, with a focus on matching mental health and substance use interventions to the Stages
Link: http://www.samhsa.gov/co-occurring/training/npiotrowski-coce-cosig-sept2007.pdf | PDF - 260Kb

This presentation by Nancy A. Piotrowski, PhD, reviews the Transtheoretical Model and Stages of Change in the context of co-occurring disorders. Dr. Piotrowski discusses strategies for matching interventions for mental health, substance use, and dual diagnosis to the appropriate stage. She also discusses how to conceptualize and coordinate services based on the quadrant model for co-occurring disorders and severity of conditions. The presentation also includes discussion of the multiple ways that mental health, substance use, and physical health problems can be initiated and interact, and how to consider staging interventions.

Date retrieved: 1/21/11
Year published: 2007
Resource type: PDF/PowerPoint Presentation