Total CE Credit Hours: 11
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101158
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About the Course:
Substance Abuse Treatment and the Stages of Change synthesizes the latest theory and research on the process of addictive behavior change, helping the clinician more effectively conceptualize and address the needs of particular clients. It offers concrete guidance for tailoring interventions to clients with varying levels of motivation or readiness to change, describing what works—and what doesn’t work—at different points in the recovery process. Note This exam is based on the 1st edition of this book
This course is based on the book, Substance Abuse Treatment and the Stages of Change: Selecting and Planning Intervention created by Gerard J. Connors, Ph.D., Dennis M. Donovan, Ph.D., and Carlo C. DiClemente in 2004.
Course Material Authors
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 the stages of change. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the clinical issues relevant to each of the stages of change.
Explain the assessment and treatment planning process when discussing the stages of change.
Describe how individual, group, and couples treatment assess the stages of change in a clinical setting.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
11 credit hours
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
11 credit hours
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