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Up to 50% Off New Horizons: Integrating Motivating Styles, Strategies and Skills with Pharmocotheraphy Independent Study Course in April - 15 CEs!
New Horizons: Integrating Motivating Styles, Strategies and Skills with Pharmocotheraphyis designed to educate participants on various motivational approaches to help alcohol dependent clients make positive behavior change in their lives. This educational program will discuss how addiction counselors and other helping professionals can utilize a motivational style in addiction treatment, as well as how to integrate appropriate motivational strategies and skills to help the alcohol dependent move through the Stages of Change. This educational program will provide an introduction to open-ended questions, reflective listening, affirmation, summarizing, eliciting change talk, asking permission, giving advice, providing a menu of options, rolling with resistance and the four FDA-approved pharmacotherapies for alcohol dependence.
This course includes the 149-page manual, CD-Rom and an online independent study exam that can be completed for 15 nationally-approved continuing education credits.
As a result of participating in this independent study course, you will be able to:
Discuss the integration of motivational styles, strategies and skills into counseling alcohol dependent clients.
Recognize the differences between the four FDA-approved pharmacotherapies for alcohol dependence.
Review the Stages of Change model and how to utilize motivational approaches at each Stage.
Apply knowledge presented during the educational seminar in group exercises and role plays.
Discuss methods to overcome treatment obstacles and matching clients to the most appropriate therapy.
Translate information presented during the educational seminar to clients, families and colleagues.