Intensive Outpatient Treatment for People with Stimulant Use Disorders

$21.00 | CE Hours:7.00 | Intermediate


CE Course Description

This CE course provides a structured approach for treating adults who abuse or are dependent on stimulant drugs.  The materials outlined are designed so that counselors can implement the Matrix treatment approach even without training.

Article Author:  Jeanne Obert, M.F.T, M.S.M., et al.; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CE Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate the hallmarks of addiction.

2.  Explain what is considered the primary treatment dynamic in the Matrix IOP intervention.

3.  Investigate what is involved in creating a craving for a drug.

4.  Examine the role of each client’s primary counselor.

5.  Identify which part of the brain is involved in all forms of addiction and explain why.

6.  Describe the first step toward learning to interrupt the trigger-thought-craving-use sequence.

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Added On: 2016-03-10

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