Basic Volume of the Treatnet training package was created to help people, directly or indirectly involved in work with those who suffer from substance use disorders, get a general idea about key aspects, processes and principles of drug dependence treatment. It covers the basic aspects of a wide range of topics to give an overall perspective of what drug use disorders are, how to treat them and how the treatment process should be organised. Information in this volume is presented as a summary of volumes A, B and C.
Module 1 gives an overview of the key principles of drug treatment, briefly explains the biological mechanisms behind drug dependence and addiction, and introduces main concepts and existing guidelines for the treatment of drug use disorders. Module 2 introduces some of the key aspects of psychological component of the treatment process, as well as introduces the basics of counselling and motivational interviewing. Module 3 familiarises with basic principles of cognitive behavioural therapy and shortly introduces available options for pharmacological component of drug dependence treatment.
Basics of Addiction, Screening, Assessment, Treatment Planning & Care Coordination