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Celebrating Small Victories: A Primer of Approaches & Attitudes for Helping

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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who provide services to or seek knowledge about coping with mental illness’ and substance abuse. Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course. This book provides a nuts and bolts plan for helping clients coping with both mental illness and substance abuse. There is no jargon in this book. Concrete treatment strategies such as using time lines and contingency cards are explained in detail. Celebrating Small Victories uses humor to encourage clinicians not to give up on the dually diagnosed client.

Celebrating Small Victories is an engaging work that provides a solid foundation for those new to treating coexisting mental illness and substance abuse. It provides fresh insights to experienced clinicians, doctors, nurses, and administrators.

This course is based on the , Celebrating Small Victories: A Primer of Approaches & Attitudes for Helping created by Ken Montrose, MA, Dennis Daley, MSW

Course Material Author

Ken Montrose, MA, Dennis Daley, MSW

Ken Montrose M.A., C.A.C., is the Clinical Director for Greenbriar Treatment Center in Washington, Pennsylvania. For ten years he provided counseling to people coping with mental illness and substance abuse. Mr. Montrose now supervises other MISA and chemical dependency clinicians and actively pursues his own recovery from substance abuse. He holds a masters degree in Developmental Psychology.

His Publications include: Celebrating Small Victories, Understanding Schizophrenia and Addiction, Taking it to the Curb: Cleaning out your life in early recovery

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to explore treatment dilemmas for the dually diagnosed client

  2. to explore issues involved in selling recovery

  3. to understand key points in the assessment of the dually diagnosed client

  4. to explore central issues in the treatment and recovery of the dually diagnosed client

Materials for Course Celebrating Small Victories: A Primer of Approaches & Attitudes for Helping

Materials for Course Celebrating Small Victories: A Primer of Approaches & Attitudes for Helping

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Course Retired
Course Number 10014
6 credit hours
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