Total CE Credit Hours: 1.25
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102528
About the Course:
This course examines the treatment of adults for marijuana dependence, using brief counseling. It gives an overview of the Brief Marijuana Dependence Counseling Model and Manual, describes the theoretical basis for BMDC treatment. It explains the therapeutic tasks of the BMDC approach, describes the target population, and provides an overview and the suggested sequencing of BMDC sessions. It addresses common treatment issues and presents potential pitfalls in BMDC and guidelines for handling issues that may arise. Some problems identified are not specific to marijuana treatment and may apply generally to substance use disorders or clinical counseling.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Brief Counseling for Marijuana Dependence-A Manual for Treating Adults-Overview and Common Treatment Issues created by SAMHSA in 2012.
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge that marijuana is addictive and clients become dependent.
Recognize that marijuana dependence follows similar progressions as other drugs, including relapse.
Extrapolate that Brief Counseling is a viable approach to treating Marijuana Use Disorder.
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