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Chapter 5: Brief strategic/interactional therapies from Brief interventions and brief therapies for substance abuse

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About the Course:

Strategic/interactional therapies attempt to identify the client’s strengths and actively create personal and environmental situations where success can be achieved. In these therapies, the focus is on the individual’s strengths rather than on pathology, the relationship to the therapist is essential, and
interventions are based on client self determination with the community serving as a resource rather than an obstacle. This course describes the dynamics of strategic/interactional therapies

This course is based on the reading-based online, Chapter 5: Brief strategic/interactional therapies from Brief interventions and brief therapies for substance abuse created by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 2012.

Publication Date:

2012

Course Material Author

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Rockville, Maryland

Course Creator

Paul Pawlicki, PsyD, LP

Paul Pawlicki, PsyD, received his degree in clinical psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, IL, in 2005. From 2004-2006, he taught courses in general psychology, abnormal psychology, and human sexuality at Collin College in Plano, TX. He currently practices individual therapy at the Department of Sexual Medicine at Park Nicollet Health Health Services near Minneapolis, MN.

Recommended For:

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

Course Objectives:

  1. To describe general qualities of strategic, solution-focused, and interactional therapies

  2. To differentiate amongst strategic, solution-focused, and interactional therapies and identify when each type of therapy would be most useful in substance abuse treatment

  3. To demonstrate how strategic, solution-focused, and interactional therapies would be used during a conversation with a client

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Course Material

This exam only covers Chapter 5

References begin on page 173.

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Course Number 102575
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