Unit 2-02: Initial Treatment Goals and Objectives

  • 1.0

    CE

  • None

    Prerequisite

  • Required for CCGC

    Classification

  • Mental Health Professionals

    Recommended for

  • Marc Lefkowitz

    Course Instructor

Friendly therapist supporting red-haired woman on how to manage health and life goals

Unit 2-02: Initial Treatment Goals and Objectives

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Purpose:
During this hour-long unit, we will learn to assess for risk to both the gambler and those around the gambler (including use of the suicidality checklist), learn how to select the appropriate treatment modality and make other initial treatment decisions, establish inpatient treatment goals, and study Martin C. McGurrin’s outpatient treatment model.

At the end of this class, attendees will be able to develop an individualized treatment plan based on criteria specific to the gambler.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this session, the participant will understand:

  • How to determine the patient’s level of environmental risk and suicidality;
  • How to select the appropriate level of care;
  • How to make initial treatment decisions;
  • Inpatient treatment goals; and
  • Martin C. McGurrin’s outpatient treatment model.

Unit Outline:

  • Assessing for Risk
  • Suicidality Checklist
  • Treatment Modalities
  • Additional Initial Treatment Decisions
  • Inpatient Gambling Treatment Goals
  • Outpatient Treatment Module
  • Additional Initial Treatment Considerations