Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction: A Guide to Coping with the Grief, Stress, and Anger that Trigger Addictive Behaviors
Total CE Credit Hours: 9
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101906
About the Course:
This course, based on the workbook by Rebecca Williams, Ph.D. and Julie Kraft, MFT, presents a comprehensive approach to working with clients in recovery from addictive behaviors. This course is unique in that it addresses the underlying loss that clients have experienced that may be fueling addictive behaviors. Counseling skills from the field of mindfulness therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy are outlined in a clear and easy-to-implement style. Healthy strategies for coping with depression, anxiety, anger, and grief are provided along with ways to improve interpersonal relationships.
2012, Edition 1
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction professionals, psychologists, counselors, and social workers, who seek knowledge about treating addiction clients. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.
Recognize how emotions, thoughts, and behaviors impact addictions
Recognize how underlying loss experiences may trigger addictive behaviors
Identify mindfulness skills to use right away with clients in recovery
Demonstrate how relationship skills can aid in recovery
Determine which worksheets can be used for clients presenting problems
Identify five relapse prevention areas that can support the client’s long term recovery
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