Archive for November, 2019

Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Part 1 (5 credit hours)

Program Summary:  This course is Part 1 of a two-part series exploring strategies for increasing motivation to change substance use behaviors.  The five stages in the SOC model are highlighted including precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and maintenance.  Motivational counseling and various interventions that can help strengthen client commitment to change are explored.  This course includes Chapter 1- A New Look at Motivation, Chapter 2- Motivational Counseling and Brief Intervention, Chapter 3- Motivational Interviewing as a Counseling Style, and Chapter 4- From Precontemplation to Contemplation:  Building Readiness.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and it is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.   Read the complete description of this course…..

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