Online Course » Brief Strategic / Interactional Therapies in the Treatment of Substance Abuse

Course Description:
Brief interventions and therapies, including solution-focused brief therapy, have become increasingly important modalities in the treatment of substance abuse. This program provides a discussion of the general theories that provide the basis for strategic / interactional therapies, information on when to use brief therapy with substance abuse clients, and a case study using strategic / interactional approaches with a substance-abusing client.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Describe strategic / interactional therapies; and
  • Discuss the use of brief / interactional therapies in the treatment of substance abuse.
Author Bio:
This material is from Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 34: Brief Interventions and Brief Therapies for Substance Abuse. Kristen Lawton Barry, PhD, Consensus Panel Chair.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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