Course #: 06-1079
Price: $48.00Take the Exam
CE Credit Hours: 8.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
Alcohol and Drug Counselors IAODAPCA: ICB Credit for Counselor I or II, Preventionist I or II, CARS I or II, CODP I or II, PCGC II, CCJP II, CAAP I, CRSS I or II, CPRS I or II, MAATP I or II, NCRS II, CFPP II, CVSS II.
CEU Course Description
In the past three decades, the addiction treatment field has focused on discovering and applying science-informed practices that help people with SUDs enhance their motivation to stop or reduce alcohol, drug, and nicotine use. The purpose of this intermediate level continuing education course, developed using information from The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is to explore why people change, how motivation is linked to substance use behavior change, and how clinicians can help clients enhance their motivation to engage in substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and initiate recovery. In addition, a summary of the nature of motivation and behavior change is presented as well as an overview of the shift away from abstinence-only addiction treatment perspectives toward client-centered approaches that enhance motivation and reduce risk.
CEU Course Objectives
This course expires on 01/01/2024
The Mindful team consists of numerous behavioral health professionals with a plethora of clinical experience as well as backgrounds in higher education, including teaching at the university level. Our three consulting psychologists review the appropriate course material, based on their experience and expertise that aligns with program content, to ensure that it enhances interdisciplinary understanding and is consistent with a systematic, research-based approach to promoting continued education and for synthesizing new knowledge into the clinician’s professional environment.
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Course Date: 2019-12-02
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