Description: This is an excellent course for the novice or the professional in treating clients with substance abuse. This course discusses the importance of motivation as it relates to treatment success. It describes various stages along the motivational continuum and identifies strategies for assisting a client in moving from one stage to the next.It presents an overview of easy to use assessment tools that can be incorporated into practice. Course Objectives: 1. Identify the stages of change for clients in substance abuse treatment. 2. Understand reasons for client resistance to change. 3. Identify ways of assisting clients in moving from one stage to the next. 4. Understand reasons for noncompliance. 5. Identify questionnaires that are useful in substance abuse treatment.
Hours: 23
Fees: $69.00