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Chapter 5: Brief Strategic/interactional Therapies from Brief Interventions and Brief Therapies for Substance Abuse

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About the Course:

Strategic/interactional therapies attempt to identify the client’s strengths and actively create personal and environmental situations where success can be achieved. In these therapies, the focus is on the individual’s strengths rather than on pathology, the relationship to the therapist is essential, and
interventions are based on client self determination with the community serving as a resource rather than an obstacle. This course describes the dynamics of strategic/interactional therapies

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Chapter 5: Brief Strategic/interactional Therapies from Brief Interventions and Brief Therapies for Substance Abuse created by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 2012.

Publication Date:

2012

Course Material Author

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Rockville, Maryland

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) authored the material only, and was 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.

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:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. To describe general qualities of strategic, solution-focused, and interactional therapies
  2. To differentiate amongst strategic, solution-focused, and interactional therapies and identify when each type of therapy would be most useful in substance abuse treatment
  3. To demonstrate how strategic, solution-focused, and interactional therapies would be used during a conversation with a client

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Course Number 102575
1.5 CE credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee $8.96
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