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Hazelden offers many new opportunities for professionals to expand your knowledge of alcoholism and other drug addiction, mental health issues, and effective treatment. Continuing Education units are available with many of these courses.

Listed below are brief descriptions of these courses. For more information about these and other courses, please visit:


Look for the course in the Course Catalog.

Anxiety Disorders

This course attempts to provide a broad, general overview of anxiety disorders outlined in the DSM-IV-TR (excluding post-traumatic stress disorder).

Participants will develop a basic knowledge of anxiety disorders and the evidence-based approaches used to treat them, along with effective therapist characteristics that help establish an alliance and provide care. The presentation also considers prognoses for the various anxiety disorders.

Cost to Learner:


Duration: 2 hours 


Integrating Treatment for Co-occurring Disorders

This self-paced, interactive course includes case studies, interactive exercises and videos. Up-to-date information from the Hazelden Co-Occurring Disorders Program, SAMHSA's TIP 42, and other resources are pulled together in this thorough introduction to the integrated treatment of co-occurring disorders.

Cost to Learner:


Duration: 6 hours 


Introduction to Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT)

This 6-hour online course, based on the latest edition of the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center-authored manual, will help clinicians develop a thorough understanding of the skills required to integrate treatment, giving people with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders the best chance of recovery. Recovery management and applications of IDDT are also presented.

Learner Outcomes:

At the completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • understand the rationale for the evidence-based practice Integrated Dual Disorders treatment (IDDT)
  • understand current screening and assessment practices for co-occurring disorders
  • name the stages of treatment and relate them to the stages of change theory
  • show how patient goals and shared decision-making are incorporated into treatment planning
  • identify appropriate interventions, treatment techniques, and activities used at each stage of treatment
  • examine types of peer groups that are used in co-occurring disorders treatment, including persuasion groups and active treatment groups
  • apply motivational interviewing skills to the practice of working with clients who have co-occurring disorders
  • describe the elements of recovery management programs and show how these programs draw on clients’ personal goals to further their recovery and prevent relapse
  • understand how housing programs, supported employment, and family therapy can support ongoing recovery
Authors: This online course is based on Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment: Best Practices, Skills, and Resources for Successful Client Care (Hazelden 2010), developed by the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center.
CEs through NAADAC: 22 hours

$220 per person with the following discounts for larger orders:

  • For purchases of $2,000–$ 3,999, you will receive a 10% discount
  • For purchases of $4,000–$ 7,999, you will receive a 20% discount
  • For purchases of $8,000 or more, you will receive a 30% discount

For orders under $2,000, visit hazelden.org/onlinelearning to register.
For orders of $2,000 or more, call 877-882-1312.


Twelve Step Recovery and the Treatment of Depression

This course provides a comprehensive overview regarding key clinical issues in the assessment and treatment of depression as a co-occurring disorder with alcohol and drug dependency.

Prevalence of mood disorders, assessment considerations, and treatment options such as medication, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) are addressed. The integration of Twelve Step methods in the treatment of depression is thoroughly explored.

Cost to Learner:


Duration: 2 hours 
Contact Training Staff

If you have any questions about any of our training programs please email us, or call
800-328-9000, ext. 4460.

Focus on Integrated Treatment:
This webinar provides an overview of FIT and explains its role in providing the tools and training needed to become certified to treat clients with co-occurring disorders.
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