1: Drug Addiction and Basic Counseling Skills
1 consists of 4 workshops which provide a review of what addiction
is, how it occurs and what different catgegories of psychoactive substances
do to the body and brain. In addition, a basic set of counseling skills
is presented with exercises for skill acquisition.
2: Motivating Clients for Treatment & Addressing Resistance
Module 2 consists of 3 workshops which present the rationale for
Motivational Interviewing (MI) and describe the fundamental skills
needed to employ this approach. Particular attention is given to
role plays and practice sessions to promote skill acquisition.
3: Cognitive Behavioural and Relapse Prevention Strategies
3 consists of 3 workshops describing the rationale for and critical
skills needed to successfully deliver cognitive behavioural therapy
(CBT). The module provides a set of documents that help clinicians
use the tools developed in CBT to assist clients in stopping drug
use and preventing relapse.