Principles of Intensive Outpatient Treatment (TIP 47, Chapter 2): Substance Abuse: Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment (TIP 47)

About the Course:

Principles in Intensive Outpatient Treatment (TIP 47, Chapter 2): Substance Abuse: Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment presents 14 guiding principles of intensive outpatient treatment (IOT) and the research that supports them. This chapter also focuses on issues that are critical to effective delivery of IOT services.

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

Course materials are from Chapter 2, found on pages 7 to 16 of pdf document (pages 31 to 40 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).



Publication Date:

Revised 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 14 principles of intensive outpatient treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the 14 principles to intensive outpatient treatment.

  2. Explain how to make treatment readily available while easing the client into entry of the program while building on existing motivation, enhancing therapeutic alliance, and making retention a priority.

  3. Describe how to assess and address individual treatment needs while providing ongoing care and monitoring abstinence.

  4. Acknowledge how to use medications if indicated and be able to educate others about substance use disorders, recovery, and relapse.

  5. Examine how to engage families, employers, and significant others while incorporating evidence-based approaches and improving program administration.

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Course Number: 102061
Total Credit Hours: 2cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 0.75cr
Exam Fee: $13.94
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