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Approaches to Therapy (TIP 39, Chapter 3): Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy

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About the Course:

This TIP, Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy, addresses how substance abuse affects the entire family and how substance abuse treatment providers can use principles from family therapy to change the interactions among family members. The TIP provides basic information about family therapy for substance abuse treatment professionals, and basic information about substance abuse treatment for family therapists. This course covers Chapter 3. Adobe pages 58-98 or Document page 31.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Approaches to Therapy (TIP 39, Chapter 3): Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy created by SAMHSA in 2005.

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2005

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy was published as Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 39 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about substance abuse treatment and family therapy. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the differences in theory and practice between the fields of substance abuse treatment and family therapy.

  2. Explain common family therapy approaches that can be adopted and adapted by substance abuse counselors.

  3. Describe common substance abuse treatment approaches that can be used by family therapists.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

4 credit hours

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4 credit hours

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

4 credit hours

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Course Number 101123
4 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
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