Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101823
This is a classic course. Addiction Counselor CE retains a small number of "Classic Courses". These courses are based on materials that have an older publication date, but that retain enduring learning value and relevance today. We can recommend this course as valuable, but if you are looking for more recent material you might wish to choose a different one.
About the Course:
Early Recovery Skills Group (Section IV): From Matrix Intensive Outpatient Treatment for People With Stimulant Use Disorders provides a structured group meeting for new clients to learn about recovery skills as well as 12-Step and mutual-help programs. Clients are introduced to the basic tools of recovery, and the information aids clients in stopping drug and alcohol use. This section describes how to stop the cycle of drug abuse and how to identify external and internal triggers.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Early Recovery Skills Group (Section IV): From The Counselor’s Treatment Manual: Matrix Intensive Outpatient Treatment for People With Stimulant Use Disorders created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2010.
2006; Reprinted 2010
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 early recovery skills as they pertain to the matrix intensive outpatient treatment for people with stimulant use disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the goals and content of the early recovery skills group.
Acknowledge the process of stopping the cycle of substance abuse.
Explain how to identify and chart external and internal triggers.
Course Article in PDF format.
Questions are from Section IV.
Course Article in PDF format.
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