A common, though necessary, approach in chemical dependence treatment is teaching recovery tools to be utilized when craving strikes. However, teaching tools for intentional avoidance of the craving cycle is often overlooked placing patients at unnecessary risk of relapse. This training demonstrates utilization of CBT principles and Gorski Model relapse prevention skills in aiding patients to proactively deter craving before it occurs.
This course is based on the recorded webinar, CBT and Relapse Prevention created by Bob Tyler, LAADC-CA, SAP, ACRPS in 2019.
While working in Inpatient, Residential, and Intensive Outpatient levels of care, Bob Tyler has been working in recovery since 1990. He serves as Compliance Officer at L.A. CADA, is owner of Bob Tyler Recovery Services (consulting, CD private practice, public speaking), is Past President of CAADAC, and taught the ethics course at LMU Extension in the Alcohol and Drug Studies Program for several years. He authored the EVVY Award-winning book, Enough Already! A Guide to Recovery from Alcohol and Drug Addiction, and has produced several educational DVD’s shown in over 1000 treatment centers across the country, including Craving and Relapse.
Disclosures He receives recording royalties for this presentation.
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:
Develop ability to teach patients to minimize how often they enter the craving cycle.
Describe an effective way to educate patients regarding physical, psychological, and social set-up behaviors which lead to entering the craving cycle.
Develop a thorough understanding of trigger events and the ability to explain them in way patients can understand and avoid them to minimize relapse.
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Faculty: Bob Tyler, LAADC-CA, SAP, ACRPS
He receives recording royalties for this presentation.
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