Counseling Approaches for People with Viral Hepatitis

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

CEU Course Description

This course addresses the following issues with regard to counseling for those with viral hepatitis: the need for counseling strategies; ensuring safety; providing reliable information; building therapeutic relationships; helping clients understand their diagnoses; incorporating client needs in substance abuse treatment planning; developing a prevention plan; using motivational approaches; confronting the social factors of hepatitis; addressing relapse; building support systems; and providing effective case management.

Course Objectives

1. Identify strategies that counselors can implement to support clients who have hepatitis and how they may discuss the diagnosis in ways that build the therapeutic relationship.

2. Discuss methods to incorporate the needs of clients with hepatitis into substance abuse treatment planning.

3. Describe how counselors can help their clients create a plan to reduce the chances of contracting or spreading viral hepatitis.

4. Review ways to develop support systems and effective case management for clients who are living with hepatitis.

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Added On: 2014-12-12

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