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Program Assessment Training for Administrators 

Developed for program directors and clinical supervisors in addiction treatment and mental health settings, this dynamic one-day training includes in-person guidance and support to prepare you to take on the challenges of program assessment and the subsequent systemic, programmatic, and staffing challenges that affect the development of integrated services. The DDCAT, DDCMHT, and CDP Clinical Administrator's Guidebook are used during this training. 

Who should attend?

Administrators, alcohol and other drug treatment directors, mental health treatment directors, clinical supervisors and managers


  • Discuss the philosophy and research behind the Hazelden Co-occurring Disorders Program (CDP)
  • Interpret comprehensive guides to evaluate your program's operational effectiveness for treating patients with non-severe co-occurring disorders: the DDCAT (Dual Diagnosis Capability in Addiction Treatment) and the DDCMHT Dual Diagnosis Capability in Mental Health Treatment)
  • Identify system, program, and staff level issues and challenges for the development of integrated services.

Training options

Length Options/Costs Requirements
1 day

$3,500 plus reimbursement of travel expenses

Open enrollment:
$260 per person

CE hours are available from NAADAC

Customers should have the CDP Administrator's Guidebook

To register or for more information about training, please email us at: training@hazeldenbettyford.org

20 max
  • Program directors
  • Clinical supervisors
See also trainings for Clinicians & counselors, Family Program, Medication Management, DDCAT / DDCMHT


8:30 — Registration & Welcome

9:00 — Overview of Training

9:15 — CDP Context

  • System capacity
  • Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center
  • Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT)
  • Implementing Evidence-Based Practices

9:30 — CDP Overview

10:30 — Policy

  • Program Structure
  • Program Milieu

11:00 — Clinical Practice

  • Assessment

Noon — Lunch

1:00 — Clinical Practice

  • Treatment
  • Continuity of Care

2:15 — Workforce

  • Staffing
  • Training

3:00 — Change

  • Balancing Organizational Needs with Resources
  • Program Assessment and Change Initiatives
  • Continuous Quality Improvements
  • Process Improvement Strategies

3:30 — Action Planning

4:30 — Adjourn

CDP video preview

Clasped hands

A Guide to Living with Co-occurring Disorders provides an educational overview of co-occurring disorders, offers interviews from people who have them, and discusses ways that patients can participate in treatment to better manage their recovery.

An effective, integrated
treatment program


The Co-occurring Disorders Program is the first comprehensive treatment program for people with non-severe mental health disorders that co-occur with substance use disorders. Learn more

Seven key components

The Hazelden Co-occurring Disorders Program consists of five curricula, a DVD, and the Clinical Administrator's Guidebook.

Find out more about each component, including prices and how to purchase:

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