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The Living In Balance Counseling Approach

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To complete this course for credit, your exam must be successfully completed by Oct 1, 2020.

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About the Course:

This course presents a group drug treatment approach that is designed to be practical, psychoeducational, and experiential. The approach presented draws from cognitive, behavioral, and experiential treatment approaches. The emphasis of the program is on relapse prevention. Group processes utilized include role play, discussion, relaxation and visualization exercises, informational handouts, and more. NOTE: This course uses PDF pages 37-58 ONLY

Journal/Publisher:

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Publication Date:

July 2000

Course Material Author

Hoffman, Jeffrey A., et al.

Recommended For:

This course is intended for healthcare professionals, including psychologists, social workers, nurses, and counselors who seek knowledge regarding drug abuse treatment programs and relapse prevention. It is intended for all levels of professionals’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the Living In Balance (LIB) approach and how it contrasts with other drug treatment approaches.

  2. Describe the counselor characteristics and training needed in order to effectively implement the program.

  3. Explain the counselor-client relationship called for in the LIB treatment model.

  4. Assess session format and content for relevance to treating your clients.

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American Psychological Association (APA)

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.

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Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

Our Provider Number: 1020

CE Learning Systems, provider #1020, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 2/23/2019 – 2/23/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 2 clinical continuing education credit(s).

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

Our Provider Number: 107243

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.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Materials for Course

This course uses PDF pages 37-58 ONLY

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Course Number 100844
2 credit hours
  • Online Article
Exam Fee: $13.94No exam fee with a Plus or Unlimited membership package!
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354 members have taken this course