Total CE Credit Hours: 4.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102554
About the Course:
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
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
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
Course Material in PDF format
References begin on page 191.
Course Material in PDF format
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