Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101735
About the Course:
This course is based on two films from the HBO Video Series “Addiction.” **Separate links are provided for each of the two films.*
In Getting an Addict Into Treatment: The CRAFT Approach, Dr. Robert Meyers, a research associate and professor in psychology, discusses how family members can change their dynamic with addicts and help them take the first steps towards seeking treatment.
In Treating Stimulant Addiction: The CBT Approach, methamphetamine and cocaine addicts attend evidence-based behavioral therapy groups.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Getting an Addict Into Treatment: The CRAFT Approach (Chapters 1 – 2); and Treating Stimulant Addiction: The CBT Approach (Chapters 1 – 3): From the HBO Video Series “Addiction” created by Sheila Nevins (producer)
Home Box Office, in association with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about the CRAFT approach to getting an addict into treatment and the CBT approach to treating stimulant addiction. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Explain techniques for identifying and changing patterns of interaction between family members and addicts.
Describe cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and its components.
Discuss brain changes that occur with addiction and abstinence and how these changes affect relapse risk.
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