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.
All powerpoint presentations and pre/post-assessment tests are password protected.
Basics of Addiction, Screening, Assessment, Treatment Planning & Care Coordination