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Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy

About the Course:

A quick guide for clinicians regarding the basic principles and management of group therapy. This is an overview of the role and efficacy of group therapy in substance abuse treatment planning. It also offers recent research and clinical findings, describes effective types of group therapy and offers a theoretical basis for group therapy’s effectiveness in the treatment of substance use disorders

This course is based on the reading-based online, Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy created by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in 2015.

Publication Date:

2015

Course Material Author

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Rockville, MD

Course Creator

Paul Pawlicki, PsyD, LP

Paul Pawlicki, PsyD, received his degree in clinical psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, IL, in 2005. From 2004-2006, he taught courses in general psychology, abnormal psychology, and human sexuality at Collin College in Plano, TX. He currently practices individual therapy at the Department of Sexual Medicine at Park Nicollet Health Health Services near Minneapolis, MN.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. To identify different types of groups used in substance abuse treatment

  2. To describe qualities demonstrating readiness for participation in a therapeutic group

  3. To describe effective interventions of group leaders in treatment of substance abuse disorders

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

1.25 CE Credit hour

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

1.25 CE Credit hour

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

1.25 CPD hour

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

1.25 CE Credit hour

CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

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Quick Guide For Clinicians in PDF format

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Course Number 102527
1.25 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: $7.46 No exam fee with a membership package!
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151 members have taken this course

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