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This course focuses on brief therapy in substance abuse treatment. It includes: research findings, when to use brief therapy, approaches to brief therapy, components of effective brief therapy, and therapist...  Read More

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This course discusses Brief Interventions and Brief Therapies in both alcohol use and substance use. These interventions include mild, moderate, severe and dependent users. The therapies covered are: brief cognitive–behavioral...  Read More

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This course examines the issues treating people with disabilities in a substance abuse treatment setting. It includes an overview of the three types of disabilities, breaks down disabilities within the...  Read More

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This course examines the issues of treating clients with sensory, cognitive and physical disabilities. It includes: understanding client attitudes in treatment, treatment planning, counseling issues, medication assessment and management, and...  Read More

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Group therapy is regarded as a powerful means of engaging therapeutic forces such as affiliation, support, and peer confrontation to treat substance users within a culture of recovery. Groups therapy...  Read More

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This course examines the effect of sexual orientation and gender on alcohol use, using graduated frequency measures and drinking contexts. Binge drinking patterns were studied. Sexual identity was shown to...  Read More

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This course examines alcohol treatment options in the adolescent population. The first article discusses brief intervention motivational interviewing in youth ages 14-20. The second article was a pilot RCT studying...  Read More

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This course is designed to help healthcare professionals and administrators understand the role of culture in treatment services. Providing a context for cultural competency and highlighting assumptions and relevant dimensions,...  Read More

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A quick guide for clinicians regarding the basic principles and management of group therapy. This is an overview of the role and efficacy of group therapy in substance abuse treatment...  Read More

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This course explores outpatient substance abuse counseling. The first article outlines the history of substance use therapy, and discusses a relational model, specifically the application of an integrated relational approach,...  Read More

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This course explores smoking cessation and depression. The articles look at the rate of abstinence for patients with mild and moderate/severe depression compared with patients without depression. Nicotine Replacement Therapy...  Read More

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This course focuses on treatment and clinical supervision. It covers: adjustments to make treatment appropriate, the stages of treatment, the condition of clients in each stage and leadership in each...  Read More

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This course examines the criteria for the placement in groups and group development and phase-specific tasks. It covers: matching clients with groups, assessing the client for group readiness, placing clients...  Read More

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These articles discuss the use of motivational interviewing (MI) as a treatment for adolescent alcohol use. One article focuses on MI's impact of heavy drinking days and the other looks...  Read More

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This course examines the effects of high peak (binge) drinking on the 21st birthday. The study included a large sample of 599 college students. Surprisingly those who drank less at...  Read More

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This course outlines Intensive Outpatient Treatment approaches. The following approaches are examined: 12 Step-Facilitation, Cognitive-Behavioral (CBT) Motivational (MI and ME), Therapeutic Community, The Matrix Model, Community Reinforcement and Contingency Management....  Read More

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This course gives on overview of the physiological impact of alcohol and drugs on women, including tobacco. It assesses risk of various diseases by drug. It outlines the risks of...  Read More

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This course examines the patterns of substance use, abuse and dependence among women. It includes risk factor of use, reasons of initiation and means of introduction. It also addresses comorbidity...  Read More

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Substance Use in Women 2.25 credits

This article discusses specific issues women face for addiction and substance misuse due to both sex and gender issues. Biological processes place women at greater risk of addiction and death...  Read More

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Interpersonal attachment and drug addiction share many attributes across their behavioral and neurobiological domains. Understanding the over-lapping brain circuitry of attachment formation and addiction can lead to a better understanding...  Read More

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