Volume B is designed to help practitioners provide high quality psychological support and services to patients/clients suffering from drug use disorders. Focusing on practical aspects, this volume contains many interactive exercises, which are aimed to help participants expand their pool of methods, techniques, tools and enhance practical skills.

Module 1 provides an introduction to what dependence and addiction are, highlights main principles of drug dependence treatment and introduces a basic set of counselling skills. It also emphasises certain aspects of involving families in the process of drug dependence treatment. Module 2 focuses on principles and techniques of Motivational Interviewing and teaches how to employ them in clinical settings. Module 3 familiarises with cognitive behavioural therapy and relapse prevention methods and strategies, as well as provides practical advice regarding their implementation in clinical settings.

 

Module 1: Drug dependence and basic counselling skills

Workshop 1: Biology of drug dependence

Workshop 2: Principles of drug dependence treatment

Workshop 3: Basic counselling skills for drug dependence treatment

Workshop 4: Special considerations when involving families in drug dependence treatment

 

Module 2: Motivating clients for treatment and addressing resistance

Workshop 1: Approaches to change

Workshop 2: Principles of Motivational Interviewing

Workshop 3: How to use motivational skills in clinical settings

 

Module 3: Cognitive behavioural and relapse prevention strategies

Workshop 1: Basic concepts of cognitive behavioural therapy and relapse prevention

Workshop 2: Cognitive behavioural strategies

Workshop 3: Methods for using cognitive behavioural strategies

 

   
   

Elements of Drug Dependence Treatment

for participants

for trainers

 

Basics of Addiction, Screening, Assessment, Treatment Planning and Care Coordination

for participants

for trainers

 

Elements of Psychological Treatment

for trainers

   
   

Pharmacological Treatment for Drug Use Disorders

Drug Treatment for Special Populations

for participants

for trainers

 

Management of Drug Dependence Treatment Services

for participants

for trainers

 

Therapeutic Community: An approach to drug treatment

for participants

for trainers