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Integrating the 12 Steps Into Addiction Therapy: A Resource Collection and Guide for Promoting Recovery

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About the Course:

For many clients, 12-step programs have played a crucial role in their recovery and helping them manage their addictive behaviors. This course gives psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers, and clinicians the tools and resources they need to fully utilize these peer therapy program techniques in treating a wide variety of addictions. The textbook comes with a CD.

This course is based on the book, Integrating the 12 Steps Into Addiction Therapy: A Resource Collection and Guide for Promoting Recovery created by James R. Finley

Publication Date:

2004

Course Material Author

James R. Finley
James R. Finley, MA, is a seasoned therapist, educator, and manager, specializing in addictions and group family therapy. He is coauthor of Addiction Treatment Homework Planner and The Chemical Dependence Treatment Documentation Sourcebook.

James R. Finley 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 health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about integrating 12-step work into therapy. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Provides clear explanations and practical tools for clinicians who are considering integrating 12-step participation into their work with clients who want to learn more.
  2. List 27 therapeutic homework assignments pertaining specifically to 12-step work and 8 lesson plans for psychoeducational groups on topics relating to the 12 steps in early recovery.
  3. Integrates in-depth discussion of the 12-step programs with hands-on resources like homework, treatment plan examples, and patient handouts.
  4. Outlines the 12 steps and 12 traditions with notes on adaptations made by various 12-step programs addressing different addictive problems.
  5. Provides a partial list of recommended books and films for professional reference, self-education, and bibliotherapy or videotherapy.

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