Chapter 28. The Role and Competencies of Staff in the Treatment of Coexisting Problems of Mental Health and Substance Misuse

  1. Professor G. Hussein Rassool MSc, BA, RN, FETC, RCNT, RNT MILT, FRSH Cert. Ed., Cert. Couns., Cert in Supervision & Consultation1,2,3
  1. R. Edwards

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774953.ch28

Dual Diagnosis Nursing

Dual Diagnosis Nursing

How to Cite

Edwards, R. (2006) The Role and Competencies of Staff in the Treatment of Coexisting Problems of Mental Health and Substance Misuse, in Dual Diagnosis Nursing (ed G. H. Rassool), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774953.ch28

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Addiction & Mental Health, Departamento de Psiquiatria e Ciências Humanas da Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  2. 2

    Visiting Professor Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

  3. 3

    Formerly Senior Lecturer in Addictive Behaviour, Department of Addictive Behaviour & Psychological Medicine, Centre for Addiction Studies, St George's Hospital, University of London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119023

Online ISBN: 9780470774953

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Keywords:

  • dual disorder;
  • mental health services;
  • patient care;
  • treatment interventions;
  • patients

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Barriers to Effective Care Delivery

  • Basic Core Competencies

  • Advanced Competencies

  • Conclusion

  • References