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7 Sessions of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adolescent Cannabis Users (Section IV): From The Motivational Enhancement Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Supplement: CYT Cannabis Youth Treatment Series, Volume 2

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About the Course:

This course is based on Sessions (Section IV) of Cannabis Youth Treatment Series, Volume 2 which is a supplement to Motivational Enhancement Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adolescent Cannabis Users: 5 Sessions. It presents a seven-session cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT7) approach designed especially for adolescent cannabis users.

Sessions (Section IV) covers instructions for Sessions 6 through 12. Sessions 6 through 8 deal with problem solving, anger awareness, and anger management. Sessions 9 through 12 address effective communication, coping with cravings, depression management, and managing thoughts about marijuana.

Course materials are from Section IV, found on pages 37-100 of pdf document (pages 40-103 if using Adobe toolbar page finder.)

This course is based on the reading-based online article, 7 Sessions of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adolescent Cannabis Users (Section IV): From The Motivational Enhancement Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Supplement: CYT Cannabis Youth Treatment Series, Volume 2 created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2010.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2002, 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 cognitive behavioral therapy for adolescent cannabis users. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Discuss ways to help adolescent cannabis users develop problem solving and anger awareness skills.
  2. Explain how to lead sessions dealing with anger management and effective communication.
  3. Describe procedures for helping participants learn to cope with cravings, manage depression, and manage thoughts about marijuana.

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Course Number 101828
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