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Treating Addiction A Guide for Professionals - Part 3

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About the Course

This course challenges the predominant focus on abstinence in Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment and explores nonabstinence psychosocial interventions, especially for drug use disorders. Evidence based intervention covered include Motivational Interviewing, Contingency Management and Medication.

This course is based on Part 3 of the book, Treating Addiction A Guide for Professionals created by William R. Miller et al. in 2019.

Publication Date:

Second Edition 2019

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

William R. Miller

Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Miller has published over 400 scientific articles and chapters and 50 books, including the groundbreaking work for professionals Motivational Interviewing, Third Edition, and the self-help resource Controlling Your Drinking, Second Edition.

Alyssa A. Forcehimes

President of The Change Companies and Train for Change. Her research focuses on processes of motivation for change and on effective methods for disseminating and teaching evidencebased behavioral treatments in real-world settings. Dr. Forcehimes works in addiction, mental health, and health care settings to develop, implement, and evaluate behavior change practices.

Course Creator

Tiara Totten
Tiara Totten is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist and Licensed Professional Counselor with more than nine years of experience working with adolescents and adults utilizing person-centered, motivational interviewing, solution-focused, and cognitive behavioral techniques to help individuals achieve optimal wellness. She has extensive experience in individual therapy, group therapy and supervision and is currently working on her PsyD in clinical psychology.

Recommended For:

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

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Develop the ability to identify the immediate effectiveness of brief counseling within the stepped-care approach for Substance Use Disorders (SUDs).
  2. Analyze the predictive role of client motivation in behavior change.
  3. Describe two psychosocial approaches in addiction treatment.
  4. Identify six coping skills in addiction treatment.
  5. Recognize the competitive nature of Contingency Management (COM) with immediate reinforcement in substance use and its impact on health-promoting behavior.

Disclosure to Learners

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Planners and Reviewers

The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.

Commercial support

There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.

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Course Number 103460
8 CE credit hours
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