Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abuse Clients During Early Recovery (TIP 48, Part 1 - Chapter 2): From Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abuse Clients During Early Recovery (TIP 48)

About the Course:

This course presents the “how tos” of helping clients who face depressive symptoms in the early phases of substance abuse recovery. It contains representative vignettes of counseling sessions with clients with depressive symptoms, how-to descriptions of specific counseling techniques, and master clinician notes and comments. Decision trees assist at key points in working with clients with depressive symptoms (e.g., when to refer and when to use a variety of differing counseling approaches). *Course materials are from Part 1, Chapter 2, found on pages
31 to 97 of pdf document (pages 46-112 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).* Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from:

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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 managing depressive symptoms in substance abuse clients during early recovery. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the use of behavioral interventions for substance abuse clients with depressive symptoms.

  2. Discuss when and how to use cognitive interventions for clients in treatment.

  3. Define core beliefs and discuss how to assess and address them.

  4. Explain the use of affective or feeling-based treatment therapies for clients with depressive symptoms.

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Course Number: 101621
Total Credit Hours: 5cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 5cr
Exam Fee: $34.85
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Format: Online
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