Brief Counseling for Marijuana Dependence: A Manual Treating Adults
Total CE Credit Hours: 4.5 Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102554
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This manual for Brief Marijuana Dependence Counseling (BMDC) is based on the research
protocol used by counselors in MTP. The manual provides guidelines for counselors, social workers,
and psychologists in both public and private settings who treat adults dependent on marijuana.
The 10 weekly one-on-one sessions in the BMDC manual offer examples of how a counselor can
help a client understand certain topics, keep his or her determination to change, learn new skills,
and access needed community supports
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Brief Counseling for Marijuana Dependence: A Manual Treating Adults created by Karen L. Steinberg, PhD., Roger A Roffman, DSW , and Kathleen M. Carroll, PhD in 2012.
2005, revised 2012
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.
Karen L. Steinberg, PhD.
Karen L. Steinberg, PhD. has been a teaching assistant and researcher at State University of New York, Buffalo. She is currently an associate professor or psychiatry at UCONN Health.
Roger A Roffman, DSW
Dr. Roffman first joined the UW social work faculty in 1972. In the mid-1980s, he was the founding director of the Innovative Programs Research Group, an externally-funded research entity focusing on addiction, HIV/AIDS, and domestic violence. In October of 2009 he formally retired from the faculty, but has continued with the School on a part-time basis as a co-investigator on several studies at the IPRG.
Kathleen M. Carroll, PhD
Kathleen M. Carroll graduated summa cum laude from Duke University, received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 1988 from the University of Minnesota, and completed her pre-doctoral training at the Yale University School of Medicine’s Division of Substance Abuse, where she was promoted to Professor in 2002. She is Principal Investigator of the Center for Psychotherapy Development at Yale, NIDA’s only Center devoted to behavioral therapies research, and since 1999 she has been Principal Investigator of the New England Node of the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s Clinical Trials Network.
Stephen H. Crane MA
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:
To identify the progression of specific cognitive-behavioral techniques for life-skill building for treatment of clients with cannabis abuse
To describe the benefits of each of the cognitive-behavioral techniques for relapse-prevention for cannabis abuse
To identify research tenets underlying the strategies for life-skill building techniques
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Course Creator: Stephen H. Crane MA
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