Stages of Treatment (TIP 41, Chapter 5): Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy (TIP 41)

About the Course:

Stages of Treatment (TIP 41, Chapter 5): Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy describes the characteristics of the early, middle, and late stages of treatment. Each stage differs in the condition of clients, effective therapeutic strategies, and optimal leadership characteristics.

Course materials are from Chapter 5. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from:

Chapter 5 materials are found on pages 79 to 89 of pdf document (pages 102 to 112 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).



Publication Date:

Reprinted 2011


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 the substance abuse stages of treatment. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the appropriate adjustments that need to be made in the different stages of recovery.

  2. Explain the conditions of the client, therapeutic strategies, and type of leadership needed in the early, middle, and late stages of treatment.

  3. Acknowledge how attachment theory provides a comprehensive meta-theory of addiction.

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Course Number: 101976
Total Credit Hours: 2cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $13.94
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