Video by Dr. Dawn Elise Snipes on integrative behavioral health approaches to improving mental health and reducing mental illness.

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Treatment Planning for Depression
Based in part on TIP 48: Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abuse Clients During Early Recovery
Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes
Executive Director:

– Identify instruments to guide treatment planning
– Identify the causes of depression
– Identify behavioral interventions
– Identify cognitive interventions
– Identify emotional Interventions
Effects of Depression on Treatment
– The client with depressive symptoms may have difficulty in any or all of the following areas:
– Ability to follow instructions and keep appointments.
– Ability to focus and benefit from group
– Energy to participate in program activities.
– Motivation for change.
– Ability to make appropriate decisions about treatment needs and goals.
– Belief that he or she can be helped.
– Responsiveness to reinforcements.
– Ability to handle feelings.
– Ability to handle relations with others.
– Ability to attend to (and not disrupt) group activities.
– Ability to avoid relapse after treatment is completed.

– Depression can impact almost any area of functioning
– Depressive symptoms are on a continuum and can wax and wane
– Treatment planning needs to be individualized to address:
– Acute crisis and dangerousness
– Biomedical conditions and complications
– Emotional, behavioral or cognitive issues
– Readiness for change for EACH issue/objective
– Strengths for addressing each issue
– Break larger tasks into chunks
– Relapse or continued problem potential
– Stage of readiness for change
– Recovery environment

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