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COD Presentations

A range of expert presentations are available as resources on co-occurring disorders (COD). These presentations are grouped according to their target audience:

  • COSIG Workgroup TA (State Audiences)
  • Sub-state TA (County, City, Large Provider Audiences)
  • Conference presentations

These presentations contain the viewpoint of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect SAMHSA policy.

Presentation Category


Title of Presentation

Consensus and Evidence Based Practices

COSIG States

·       Change Processes that Improve Treatment Practice (pdf / 413kbytes)

Steve Gallon, Ph.D.


·       Evidence-Based Practices and Treatment Interventions: A Clinician’s Perspective (pdf / 557kbytes)

Joan E. Zweben, Ph.D.


·       Implementation of Evidence Based Practices: Learning from Clinical Trials (pdf / 801kbytes)

Joseph Guydish PhD, Sarah Turcotte Manser MA, Martha A. Jessup RN PhD, Barbara Tajima EdM, and James L. Sorensen, PhD


·       Consensus and Evidence Based Practices: Technical Assistance (TA) Report for the Co-Occurring State Incentive Grants (COSIGs) December 13, 2004 – Updated June 2008 (pdf /540kbytes)


COSIG States

·       The DDCAT methodology and measure: Background and overview (pdf / 281kbytes)

Mark McGovern, Ph.D.


COSIG States

·       Prevalence and Comorbidity of Major Internalizing and Externalizing Problems among Adolescents and Adults Presenting to Substance Abuse Treatment (pdf / 264kbytes)

Ya-Fen Chan, PhD, and Michael L. Dennis, PhD


COSIG States

·       Financing Options for Co-Occurring Services (pdf / 205kbytes)

John O'Brien

Management of Change

COSIG States

·       Readiness for Change and Managing Multiple Problems (pdf / 449kbytes)

Carlo C. DiClemente, M.A., Ph.D.

·       Organizational Change: Implementation Process and Technical Assistance (pdf / 353kbytes)

Patrick E. Boyle, MSSA, LISW, LICDC

·       Practical Approaches to Staging Change in Dual Diagnosis (pdf / 260kbytes)

Nancy A. Piotrowski, Ph.D.

·       Technology Transfer A Community-Based Treatment Perspective (pdf / 1,349kbytes)

Patrick M. Flynn, Ph.D.

·       Motivation and Change in Individuals with SMI and Substance Abuse Disorders (pdf / 301kbytes)

Carlo C. DiClemente, Ph.D. ABPP

Overviews on Co-Occurring Disorders


·       Improving Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders     

H. Westley Clark, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., CAS, FASAM


·       Understanding Co-Occurring Disorders: Piecing the Puzzle Together (pdf / 1,339kbytes)

Charlene E. Le Fauve, Ph.D.

COSIG States

·       Co-Occurring Disorders - Overview (pdf / 148kbytes)

Bert Pepper, M.D.


·       The Co-Occurring Matrix for Mental and Addictions Disorders (pdf / 505kbytes)

Richard Ries, M.D.

Screening and Assessment

COSIG States

·       ASAM Patient Placement Criteria Overview (pdf / 226kbytes)

David Mee-Lee, M.D.

·       Screening: Technical Assistance (TA) Report for the Co-Occurring State Incentive Grants (COSIGs) April 27, 2006 (Updated June 2008) (pdf / 368kbytes)

·       Assessment: Technical Assistance (TA) Report for the Co-Occurring State Incentive Grants (COSIG) August 1, 2005 – Updated June 2008 (pdf / 546kbytes)

Services Integration

COSIG States

·       Management of Patients with Severe Mental Illness & Substance Use Disorder (pdf / 45kbytes)

Robert E. Drake, M.D., Ph.D.

·       Services Integration (pdf / 217kbytes)

Richard N. Rosenthal, MD.

·       Recovery as an Organizing Principle for Integrating Mental Health and Addiction Services (pdf / 222kbytes)

·       Service Integration: Technical Assistance (TA) Report for the Co-Occurring State Incentive Grants (COSIGs) September 14, 2005 – Updated June 2008 (pdf / 342kbytes)

Treatment Approaches

COSIG States

·       Development and Application for an Index of Dual Diagnosis Capability in Addiction Treatment (pdf / 281kbytes)

Robert E. Drake, M.D., Ph.D.


·       Models of Care for Co-Occurring Disorders (pdf / 116kbytes)

Katherine Watkins, Harold Pincus, Anna-Marie Vilamovska, and Donna Keyser


·       Co-Occurring Disorders (COD) and Treatment Systems (pdf / 610kbytes)

Patrick M. Flynn, Ph.D.

Workforce Development and Training

COSIG States

·       Co-Occurring Disorders 2005:  Workforce Issues (pdf / 165kbytes)

Donna N. McNelis


·       Certification and Licensure Issues Related to the Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders (pdf / 85kbytes)

Linda Kaplan, M.A.


·       Renewing and Expanding the COD Treatment Workforce (pdf / 421kbytes)

Joan E. Zweben, Ph.D.


·       The National Action Plan on Behavioral Health Workforce Development (pdf / 140kbytes)

Michael A. Hoge and John Morris.

·       Workforce Development and Training: Technical Assistance (TA) Report for the Co-Occurring State Incentive Grants (COSIGs) September 9, 2005 – Updated June 2008 (pdf / 529kbytes)


This page was last updated on 3/5/2009