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Stages of Change: Interactions With Treatment Compliance and Involvement

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About the Course:

Article explaining how the process of behavior change interacts with treatments. Outlines key implications and recommendations based on this process-of-change perspective.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Stages of Change: Interactions With Treatment Compliance and Involvement created by Carlo DiClemente, Ph.D. and Carl W. Scott, Ph.D.

Course Material Author

Carlo DiClemente, Ph.D. and Carl W. Scott, Ph.D.
From "Beyond the Therapeutic Alliance: Keeping the Drug Dependent Individual in Treatment", National Institute on Drug Abuse Research Monograph Number 165. 1997

Carlo DiClemente, Ph.D. and Carl W. Scott, Ph.D. authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about how the process of behavior change interacts with treatments. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. increase knowledge of critical dimensions related to retention, engagement, and change.
  2. be able to identify the process of behavior change that occurs both within and without treatment.
  3. understand which strategies may be the most effective at which stage of change.
  4. learn that each person moves at their own pace through a series of stages of change and in a cyclical pattern over time

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Course Retired
Course Number 100584
1 CE credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
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