Total CE Credit Hours: 6
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/10018
About the Course:
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who provide services to or seek knowledge about the mechanisms that underlie alcohol and tobacco dependence. Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course. The book provides help in understanding and addressing the problem of poor compliance among clients who have substance abuse disorders, including those with dual disorders. You will identify ways in which poor compliance reveals itself; discuss effects of poor compliance on the client, family, and professional caregiver; and identify multiple factors contributing to compliance problems.
The major thrust of the course discusses a variety of practical clinical strategies and treatment system interventions that can help improve compliance among clients with substance abuse or dual disorders. Considerable attention is given to interventions counselors can use to motivate clients…from the initial telephone call through aftercare counseling.
This course is based on the book, Improving Treatment Compliance: Counseling & Systems Strategies for Substance Abuse & Dual Disorders created by Dennis C. Daley, Ph.D. & Allan Zuckoff, M.A.
Course Material Author
Describe how the motivational approach can be useful to substance abusers and dual diagnosis clients
Describe strategies counseling agencies can implement to improve compliance
Describe strategies counselors can use to improve compliance
Identify what contributes to compliance problems
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
6 CE credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
6 CE credit hours
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
6 CE credit hours
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
6 CPD hours
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