Anger, Alcoholism, and Addiction: Treating Individuals, Couples, and Families
Total CE Credit Hours: 10
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/7005
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To complete this course for credit, your exam must be successfully completed by Sep 30, 2019.
About the Course:
Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course. This practical book presents the complex relationships among anger, aggression and chemical abuse. It teaches models of normal anger, anger avoidance and chronic anger. The authors describe how both anger avoidance and chronic anger are related to chemical use patterns, the effects upon family members and how new change can be initiated. Each chapter includes exercises to use with the chemically dependent client. Also explored are issues related to professionals’ anger.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who provide services to or seek knowledge about the relationships among anger, aggression, and chemical abuse.
to help the recovering alcoholic or addict develop skills to manage anger and avoid aggressive or violent outbursts
to help affected family members living in homes dominated by anger and addiction
to appreciate the importance of treating self-directed and self-destructive anger
to identify and address excessive anger or anger avoidance in counselors
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