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A Semantic Corpus Comparison Analysis of Couple-Focused Interventions for Problematic Alcohol Use

About the Course:

This course discusses an analysis of language use for couples therapy focused interventions for problematic alcohol examining close relationships use using text analysis. It includes: Automatic text analysis (ATA), Wmatrix, LIWC, family systems therapy (FST) cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and we-talk. This is a methodology and research intensive course.

This course is based on the reading-based online, A Semantic Corpus Comparison Analysis of Couple-Focused Interventions for Problematic Alcohol Use created by Emily C. Soriano, M.A. et al. in 2017.

Publication Date:

May 2017

Course Material Authors

Emily C. Soriano, M.A.

Emily C. Soriano, M.A., is a doctoral candidate in the Clinical Science Program at the University of Delaware, where she recently earned a Graduate Certificate in Statistics from the Department of Applied Economics & Statistics. Emily’s research aims to identify close relationship processes that contribute to the development and progression of chronic illness (e.g., addiction, cancer, diabetes) and can be targeted in interventions. She has published multiple works in peer reviewed journals.

Kelly E. Rentscher, PhD

Dr. Rentscher is clinical and health psychologist with expertise in relationship science and psychoneuroimmunology. Her research examines the biological mechanisms that link experiences of social and health-related adversity to increased risk for accelerated aging and age-related disease in midlife adults and cancer survivors, and how communal coping and other close relationship processes may serve as protective buffers against the deleterious effects of adversity on health. She is an assistance professor at UCLA and has had her work published in multiple peer reviewed journals.

Course Creator

Stephen H. Crane MA

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the role of language in couples therapy.

  2. Identify the differences in language approach of FST vs CBT.

  3. Summarize the most effective language use for each treatment approach.

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  • Reading-Based Online
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