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Group Development and Phase-Specific Tasks (TIP 41, Chapter 4): Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy (TIP 41)

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Group Development and Phase-Specific Tasks (TIP 41, Chapter 4): Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy_* begins by discussing the varying uses of fixed or revolving groups. Fixed groups generally stay together for a long time, while members in revolving groups remain only until they accomplish their goals. Each is used for different purposes, and each requires different leadership.

Chapter 4 materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-41-Substance-Abuse-Treatment-Group-Therapy/SMA09-3991

Chapter 4 materials are found on pages 59 to 78 of pdf document (pages 82 to 101 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Group Development and Phase-Specific Tasks (TIP 41, Chapter 4): Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy (TIP 41) created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2005; Reprinted 2011

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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 group development and phase-specific tasks commonly used in substance abuse treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe fixed and revolving membership groups.

  2. Explain how to prepare for client participation in groups.

  3. Analyze phase-specific group tasks.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101960
  • 2 CE credit hours
  • NBCC: 1.5 CE credit hour

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available

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