Online Course » Motivational Enhancement Therapy and CBT for Adolescent Marijuana Users

Course Description:
This course is designed to address the problem of marijuana use by adolescents. The program provides instruction on how to conduct a brief, five-session treatment intervention for teens with cannabis use disorders in an outpatient setting.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss the use of motivational enhancement therapy (MET) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in the treatment of adolescent marijuana use; and
  • Describe strategies and guidelines for treatment sessions.
Author Bio:
This material was prepared by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. The authors are Susan Sampl, PhD, and Ronald Kadden, PhD, of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.
Credits:
7.00
Hours:
7.00
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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