Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101086
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About the Course:
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), which supports more than 85 percent of the world’s research on drug abuse and addiction, has found that behavioral approaches can be very effective in treating cocaine addiction. To ensure that treatment providers apply the most current scientifically supported approaches to their patients, NIDA has supported the development of the “Therapy Manuals for Drug Addiction” series. The manuals present clear, helpful information to aid drug treatment practitioners in providing the best possible care that science has to offer.
This course is taken from Therapy Manual 4, Chapters 1 and 2. ADOBE pages covered are 1-9.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Drug Counseling for Cocaine Addiction: The Collaborative Cocaine Treatment Study Model: Introduction, Treatment Philosophy, and Stabilization Procedure created by Daley, Dennis C., Ph.D. et al.
Publication Date:September, 2002
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 a group counseling approach to treating cocaine addiction. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the Group Drug Counseling model and corresponding treatment philosophy.
- Identify symptoms of cocaine addiction and primary goals of treatment.
- Explain the goals of stabilization and the focus of stabilization visits.
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