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Clinical Guide to Alcohol Treatment: The Community Reinforcement Model (1995 Edition)

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Using a systems approach to alcohol treatment, the authors give specific suggestions for helping clients create a lifestyle in which non drinking feels more rewarding than a drinking lifestyle. Topics include marital therapy, job counseling, and relapse prevention. If you think systemically, you may find this a refreshing alternative to more traditional approaches.

This course is based on the , Clinical Guide to Alcohol Treatment: The Community Reinforcement Model (1995 Edition) created by By Robert Meyers, M.S. & Jane Smith, Ph.D.

Course Material Author

By Robert Meyers, M.S. & Jane Smith, Ph.D.

Robert Meyers, M. S. has over twenty years of experience working in the substance abuse field. Jane Smith, Ph.D. is researching the utility of the CRA with homeless populations and conducts workshops for substance abuse counselor trainees.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to be able to describe the basic principles of a community reinforcement approach (CRA) to substance abuse treatment

  2. to understand how behavioral skills can be utilized in substance abuse treatment

  3. to learn how social, recreational, and marital counseling are integral to CRA

Materials for Course Clinical Guide to Alcohol Treatment: The Community Reinforcement Model (1995 Edition)

Materials for Course Clinical Guide to Alcohol Treatment: The Community Reinforcement Model (1995 Edition)

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Course Retired
Course Number 100253
7 credit hours
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