Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102780
About the Course:
This course examines the motivational interviewing approach in treating adolescents with psychiatric comorbidity in substance abuse. Moderators used were: gender, race, baseline use (cannabis, alcohol and any substance), internalizing behavior, and externalizing behavior. The authors found that the MI approach combined with TAU had a reduction in externalizing symptoms vs TAU alone.
This course is based on the article, Motivational Interviewing to Reduce Substance Use in Adolescents with Psychiatric Comorbidity created by Richard A. Brown, Ph.D. in 2016.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge. This content is at an intermediate level.
Acknowledge the need for treating adolescents with SUD and comorbid psychiatric disorders, and the dearth of research and services for this population.
Identify the most used drugs and the relationship between drug use and psychiatric symptoms.
Summarize the outcomes of the study, including latency to use, abstinence and reduction or improvement of psychiatric symptoms.
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