Total CE Credit Hours: 8
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102955
About the Course:
This course is based on the book by the same name (this course covers Chapters 10 to 13). This course reviews time-effective and cost-effective strategies for helping clients break free of dysregulated behaviors—such as substance abuse, binge eating, compulsive spending, addictive behaviors, and aggression. Mindfulness and modification therapy (MMT) integrates mindfulness practices with elements of other evidence-based approaches. MMT can be used as a stand-alone treatment or as a beginning to more intensive therapy. This book/course reviews general theories, principles, and tips; session implementation guidelines; case examples; and guided mindfulness practices.
This course is based on the Chapter 10-13 of the book, Treating Impulsive, Addictive, and Self-Destructive Behaviors: Mindfulness and Modification Therapy created by Peggilee Wupperman, Ph.D..
First Edition Apr 2019
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for all mental health, behavioral health, and addictions professionals who are seeking additional knowledge about using mindfulness and modification therapy to treat impulsive, addictive, and self-destructive behaviors. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Define, describe, and discuss the meaning, rationale, strategies, practices, and specific techniques recommended for helping clients learn how to engage in mindful refusal skills.
Define, describe, and discuss the meaning, rationale, strategies, practices, and specific techniques for helping clients learn how to engage in mindful assertiveness skills.
Describe and discuss the specific MMT sessions and recommendations/practices to address the topics of acceptance, tolerance, communication, and empathy.
Describe and discuss the recommendations and practices that therapists can use to help clients integrate and generalize the skills they have learning in therapy.
Describe and discuss the recommended strategies to help clients make a workable plan for the future.
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