There are specific challenges to consider regarding the work of mental health professionals that care for patients with multiple diagnoses. They pertain to the definition of what constitutes dual diagnosis, the extension of this category (e.g., triple diagnosis), and the scope of services that should be provided to this population.
While exploring this week’s readings, consider problems associated with comorbidities and evaluate how systems-based approach can be helpful to conceptualize different intersections among various mental health disorders, physical issues, and other difficulties (e.g., low socio-economic status).
Be sure to review this week’s resources carefully. You are expected to apply the information from these resources when completing your assignments.
For a quick overview of some of the common symptoms of dementia spectrum disorders, view the following video: Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD).
Create an outline for a support group that you would like to set up for either professional caregivers or family caregivers of a person with a neurocognitive disorder. Your outline should include the following:
Length: 2-3 pages https://doi-org.proxy1.ncu.edu/10.1176/appi.books.9780890425596.AssessmentMeasures
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