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Establishing and Maintaining a Therapeutic Alliance With Substance Abuse Patients: A Cognitive Therapy Approach

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About the Course:

Topics covered include: common obstacles to forming a therapeutic alliance, establishing rapport at the onset of treatment, maintaining a positive alliance over the course of treatment, and the therapeutic relationship and the case formulation.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Establishing and Maintaining a Therapeutic Alliance With Substance Abuse Patients: A Cognitive Therapy Approach created by Cory F. Newman, Ph.D.

Course Material Author

Cory F. Newman, Ph.D.

Dr. Newman is Assistant Professor of Psychology, in Psychiatry University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Clinical Director Center for Cognitive Therapy University City Science Center.

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 Establishing and Maintaining a Therapeutic Alliance with Substance Abuse Patients. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. increase knowledge of common obstacles to forming a therapeutic relationship with a drug-dependent individual.

  2. be able to identify methods helpful in establishing early rapport with clients.

  3. understand ways of maintaining a positive therapeutic alliance over the course of treatment with drug abusers.

  4. learn about the therapeutic relationship and case formulations

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Course Number 100588
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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439 members have taken this course

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