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Groups and Substance Abuse Treatment (TIP 41, Pg. Xv-8): Group Therapy

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About the Course:

This TIP (Treatment Improvement Protocol), Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy, presents an overview of the role and efficacy of group therapy in substance abuse treatment planning. The goal of this TIP is to offer the latest research and clinical findings and to distill them into practical guidelines for practitioners of group therapy modalities in the field of substance abuse treatment. Note; This course is from pages xv-8.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Groups and Substance Abuse Treatment (TIP 41, Pg. Xv-8): Group Therapy created by SAMHSA

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2005

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about group therapy as it relates to substance abuse treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the types of therapeutic groups often used in substance abuse treatment.

  2. Explain the advantages of group treatment over individual therapy.

  3. Describe skills and attributes needed to lead a therapy group effectively.

Course Article

The exam will only cover up to page 8 of this document.

Course Article

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Course Number 101030
  • 2 CE credit hours
  • NBCC: 1 CE credit hour

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available

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