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Early Recovery Skills Group (Section IV): From The Counselor's Treatment Manual: Matrix Intensive Outpatient Treatment for People With Stimulant Use Disorders

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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.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2006; Reprinted 2010

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 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

Pamela Ramsey

Recommended For:

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.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Identify the goals and content of the early recovery skills group.
  2. Acknowledge the process of stopping the cycle of substance abuse.
  3. Explain how to identify and chart external and internal triggers.

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Course Number 101823
2 CE credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee $11.94
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