Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102994
About the Course:
This course discusses the use of language as a determining factor in outcome. Though previous research showed mixed results, the authors hypothesized that use of the word “we” was predictive for greater days abstinent. Communal coping and togetherness are believed facilitate better treatment outcomes. And the use of “we” and decreased use of “I” or “you” are indicative of better communal coping and togetherness, then it sans to reason these pronouns can be prediction. These observations are correlational, not causal. A detailed explanation of methodology is included.
This course is based on the reading-based online, We-Language and Sustained Reductions in Drinking in Couple-Based Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders created by Kevin A. Hallgren, PhD and Barbara S. McCrady, PhD in 2016.
2016 Mar 2016
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge the importance of the inclusion of significant others in the treatment of clients with AUD.
Identify the underpinnings of the effects of the words studied.
Summarize the outcome of introducing changes in pronoun use.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1.5 CE credit hour
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
1.5 CE credit hour
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
1.5 CPD hour
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