Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102521
About the Course:
These articles discuss the use of motivational interviewing (MI) as a treatment for adolescent alcohol use. One article focuses on MI’s impact of heavy drinking days and the other looks at MI and normative (NF) feedback and how they impact percent change talk (PCT).
This course is based on the article, How Does Brief Motivational Intervention Change Heavy Drinking and Harm Among Underage Young Adult Drinkers? created by Molly Magill, LICSW, PhD, et al in 2017 and the article, Brief Motivational Interviewing and Normative Feedback for Adolescents: Change Language and Alcohol Use Outcomes created by Jordan P. Davis, MSW, PhD, et al in 2016.
Publication Date:May 2017 and June 2016
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were 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.
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:
- Identify that alcohol use is a problem with adolescents and young adults.
- Acknowledge that young adults not in a 4 year college program are under represented in research, in spite of their increased risk for substance abuse.
- Extrapolate that MI is effective in this population, percentage of change talk is not a predictive tool for binge drinking, cannabis use and treatment engagement, and NF should not be used unless there is a certain percentage of change talk, as it increased substance use in some patients.
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