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Motivational Enhancement Therapy and Alcohol Treatment

About the Course:

This course explores brief interventions for alcohol treatment in adolescents. The first article focuses on computer vs therapist brief interventions(BI). Reviews of strategies such as refusal skills, protective behavioral strategies, and coping with negative affect may be particularly salient for reducing alcohol misuse. The second article focuses on integrated 12 step facilitation (iTSF) vs MET/CBT. It assess how each approach affects attendance at 12 step programs and long term benefits.

Publication Date:

March 7, 2017 and December 2017

Course Material Authors

Maureen A. Walton, M.P.H. Ph. D.

Dr. Walton is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, and serves as the Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Dr. Walton’s overall career goal is to conduct innovative research to maximize public health impact on the prevention and treatment of substance use and violence among adolescents and emerging adults. She has particular expertise in harnessing technology (e.g., web, text messaging, social media, and smartphone apps) for assessment and to assist with intervention delivery (either automated or with therapist assistance).

John F. Kelly, PhD, ABPP

Dr. Kelly is the Elizabeth R. Spallin Professor of Psychiatry in Addiction Medicine at Harvard Medical School – the first endowed professor in addiction medicine at Harvard. Dr. Kelly is a former President of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Society of Addiction Psychology, and is a Fellow of the APA and a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles, reviews, chapters, and books in the field of addiction medicine.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge that in both types of BI, focusing on strengths and strategies should be considered for this population.

  2. Identify that strategies that are most effective for reducing misuse in this population

  3. Summarize outcomes between iTSF and MET/CBT.

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American Psychological Association (APA)

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Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

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Our Provider Number: 5951

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Our Provider Number: 192243

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Understanding Mechanisms of Change for Brief Alcohol Interventions Among Youth: Examination of Within Session Interactions

A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial Testing Integrated Twelve-Step Facilitation (iTSF) Treatment for Adolescent Substance Use Disorder

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Course Number 102501
1.25 credit hour
  • Online Article
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