CEP 8: Management
This course is part of the Introduction to Co-existing Problems (CEP) in Youth series. The management of young people with CEP mainly involves applying established addiction and mental health treatments together in an integrated way. Unfortunately few specific CEP treatment interventions have been developed or evaluated in children and young people.
There are multiple combinations of the various mental health and substance use problems making them difficult to evaluate separately and clinical trials with these clients run into difficulties with poor engagement, compliance with treatment and high rates of early termination. Despite this, there is still much useful advice about what works for these children and young people.
The following course includes management of CEP which encompasses psychosocial and pharmacological intervention, and withdrawal management.
This section you will learn:
- CEP treatment options for young people
- Individual psychosocial therapies for youth with CEP
- Pharmacotherapies in CEP
- Substance withdrawal and management for young people
Overview of the CEP Courses.
This course is part of the Introduction to the Co-existing Problems in Youth series, and are accessible following completion of CEP 1.
Courses in this series include:
- CEP 1: Background to CEP in Youth
- CEP 2: Ethnicity and Culture
- CEP 3: Youth Development and Well-being
- CEP 4: Engagement
- CEP 5: Understanding Motivation
- CEP 6: Screening and Brief Interventions
- CEP 7: Assessment
- CEP 8: Management
- CEP 9: Integrated Care
The courses are based closely on the following guideline:
Other key related guidelines that will enhance your learning include:
- Te Ariari o te Oranga: The Assessment and Management of People with Co-existing Mental Health and Substance Use Problems
- Te Whare O Tiki: Co-existing Problems Knowledge and Skills Framework
- Real Skills Plus: A Competency Framework for the Infant Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Workforce
You can log out of the course at any time. When you return, use the orange navigation buttons on the right hand side of the screen to select a page to return to.
Following the course you will find a short quiz designed to help consolidate your learning. When you complete the quiz please hit the 'submit' button to receive your certificate. This course provides 1 MOPs point or 1 hour of CPD.
This content has been developed by the Werry Centre, a research, teaching and workforce development centre for child and adolescent mental health, situated within the Department of Psychological Medicine and Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland.
The material is presented by the Goodfellow Unit (GFU), an accredited continuing medical education/ continuing professional development (CME/CPD) provider for the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and functions under a tripartite agreement between the Goodfellow Foundation, the College and the University of Auckland. The Unit is located within the Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, and within the School of Population Health, one of the five Schools within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.
This CEP course is made available to you upon completion of CEP 1: An Introduction to Co-existing Problems in Youth.