Total CE Credit Hours: 8
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101008
About the Course:
Family Solutions for Substance Abuse provides a clear, competency-focused intervention model for families and couples in which someone is struggling with addiction. Through rich clinical examples, the authors give practical strategies to include families in treatment, discover their strengths, and help them use those strengths to support competency.
This course is based on the book, Family Solutions for Substance Abuse created by Eric E. McCollum, PhD. and Terry S. Trepper, PhD.
Journal/Publisher:The Haworth Clinical Practice Press
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about family counseling for substance abuse. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Explain why therapy outcomes can be improved by treating a substance abuser within the context of his or her family.
- Identify the three stages of family substance abuse counseling.
- Describe specific techniques and interventions which can be used in each stage.
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