Treatments aiming to reduce cannabis use in regular users have focused on psychosocial and psychological interventions such as cognitive–behavioural therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing (MI), contingency management, and voucher incentives for reductions in cannabis use. This systematic review assesses which treatment (or combination of treatments) is most effective at reducing cannabis use.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Psychological and Psychosocial Interventions for Cannabis Cessation in Adults-a Systematic Review Short Report created by Katy Cooper, Robin Chatters, and Eva Kaltenthaler in 2015.
Course Material Authors
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Katy Cooper is a senior research fellow at the School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. She has worked on a number of projects relating to patient safety and quality of care and has also worked on a number of projects relating to patient safety and quality of care.
Robin Chatters is a trial manager at the School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Eva Kaltenthaler is a professor at the Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. Her main research interest is in the use of systematic review methods in health technology assessment. Her work has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.
L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Acknowledge the problem of cannabis use and the fact that is is addictive.
Identify the various treatment options for cannabis use disorder includnig CBT, MI, MET and Contingency Management.
Apply the treatment that best suits clients give their specific issues, cluding severity of dependence and cannabis related problems.
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Course Creator: L.A. Rankin
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