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Motivation and Treatment Interventions for Alcohol Use Disorders

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Credit Value: 3
Exam Questions: 30
Passing Grade: 23 correct
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Course Description:
This course is based upon course material developed and deployed by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The course material was specifically developed for the training of clinicians who work with clients who may use or abuse alcohol. The course material can be found on the NIAAAs website at the following link: http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/Social/Module6Motivation&Treatment/Module6.html
 
This course material begins by describing the process of moving an individual from assessment and diagnosis into treatment intervention. The first section discusses non-adherence and ways to enhance client adherence. Interventions are discussed as they relate to the technique of motivational interviewing. The second section of this course addresses the empirical support for various types of alcohol treatment interventions. These interventions specifically include
          Brief Interventions (for at-risk drinkers)
          Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
          Relationship Enhancement Therapy
          Pharmacotherapy
 
It is important for clinicians to understand the premises that underlie these interventions, and to become familiar with the empirical support for applying these approaches with different types of client populations.
 
This course on motivational interviewing the diagnosis and assessment of alcohol problems is useful for clinical social workers, professional counselors, psychologists, and chemical dependency counselors who practice and need continuing education. This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to develop their understanding of alcohol abuse and dependence treatment interventions and motivational interviewing.    
 
Authors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
 
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding the best practices in the treatment of alcohol use disorders.   Specifically, a professional will:
·       Recognize barriers and facilitators to client adherence with treatment
·       Identify the principles and practices of motivational interviewing
·       Identify a number of treatment interventions from an empirical base
 
 
Citation: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Module 6  Motivation and Treatment Interventions. Retrieved from
 
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