Total CE Credit Hours: 1.75
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103000
About the Course:
This course examine using motivational interviewing in couples therapy as a way to enhance HIV prevention in gay and bisexual men. MI has been successful in drug treatment. It includes: The need for addressing substance use and HIV intervention in gay couples, existing prevention options for gay male couples, motivational interviewing-a format for brief substance use and sexual health intervention, integrating couples interdependence theory to understand didactic processes in MI, alternative couples based interventions, the Couples Health Project (CHP), theoretical principles, and highlighting strengths in the relationship.
This course is based on the article, Motivational interviewing with couples-A theoretical framework for clinical practice illustrated in substance use and HIV prevention intervention with gay male couples created by Tyrel J. Starks, PhD.,et al. in 2018.
Publication Date:2018 Dec
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Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Acknowledge the high amount of HIV infections that continue to occur among GBM, as well as the heightened risk for substance use.
- Identify the theoretical underpinnings of MI.
- Summarize approaches that have been effective in HIV prevention and treating substance use in this population.
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