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Home Visits (Section III): Family Support Network for Adolescent Cannabis Users - Canabis Youth Treatment (CYT) Series Volume 3

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Home Visits (Section III): Support Network for Adolescent Cannabis Users—Cannabis Youth Treatment (CYT) Series Volume 3 proclaims that family involvement is an essential method of treatment regarding home visits. Furthermore, the therapist who is able to view the family in the home environment is more likely to accurately assess the family dynamics that affect an adolescent’s use and abuse of drugs and alcohol.

Course materials are from Section III, found on pages 81 to 100 of pdf document (pages 83 to 102 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Home Visits (Section III): Family Support Network for Adolescent Cannabis Users – Canabis Youth Treatment (CYT) Series Volume 3 created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

Reprinted in 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

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about visiting the home of a substance abuser in order to become familiar with the whole family unit and how they interact. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Acknowledge how the home visit procedures operate.
  2. Understand how the therapist and the family members form a therapeutic alliance that will ultimately improve outcomes.
  3. Explain how to strengthen the family commitment to the treatment process and describe the importance of the Family Relapse Prevention Plan.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101870
  • 2 CE credit hours
  • NBCC: 1.25 CE credit hour

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee $11.94
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