Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103089
About the Course:
This course examines using nostalgia as a tool of change in gambling addiction. Participants were ask to focus on their life before gambling and envisioning a future without gambling. It includes: readiness to change, temporal focus, past condition, future condition, future perception, and past perception.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Longing for the Past and Longing for the Future-A Phenomenological Assessment of the Relation Between Temporal Focus and Readiness to Change Among People Living With Addiction created by Melissa M. Salmon and Michael J. A. Wohl, PhD in 2020.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Discuss two ways that the literature supports a future change model.
Identify two ways in which participants used nostalgic reverie, whether positive or negative.
Summarize how participants viewed their past before gambling and future without it impacts readiness to change.
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