Criteria for the Placement of Clients in Groups (TIP 41, Chapter 3): Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy (TIP 41)

About the Course:

Criteria for the Placement of Clients in Groups (TIP 41, Chapter 3): Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy discusses the many considerations that should be weighed before placing a client in a particular group, especially keying the group to the client’s stage of change and stage of recovery. This chapter also concentrates on issues that arise from client diversity.

Course materials are from Chapter 3. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from:

Chapter 3 materials are found on pages 37 to 57 of pdf document (pages 60 to 80 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).



Publication Date:

2005; Reprinted 2009


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, and social workers who seek knowledge about proper criteria for the placement of clients in groups. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe criteria used for matching clients with groups.

  2. Idenify procedures for assessing client readiness for groups.

  3. Acknowledge concerns when placing clients from racial or ethnic minority groups.

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Course Number: 101961
Total Credit Hours: 2cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 1.5cr
Exam Fee: $13.94
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Format: Online
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