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Brief Interventions for Substance Abuse

Brief Interventions for Substance Abuse

Brief Interventions for Substance Abuse

Yvonne Martinez, CADC II, ICADC, NCAC I, CRPS
Yvonne Martinez, CADC II, ICADC, NCAC I, CRPS
on behalf of CARE-EDU

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Launch date: 28 Dec 2016
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Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

Reference: 167606

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Brief Interventions and Brief Therapies for Substance Abuse is intended primarily for counselors and therapists working in the substance abuse treatment field, but parts of it will be of value to other audiences, including health care workers, social services providers, clergy, teachers and criminal justice personnel. In fact, those portions of this course dealing with brief interventions will be of use to any professional service provider who may need to make an intervention to help persons with substance abuse disorders to alter their use patterns or seek treatment.
Material includes an overview of brief interventions and brief therapies, describing their basic characteristics and the reasons for increased interest in them.The goals and components of brief interventions and some of the basic elements of all brief therapies will be discussed. Highlights include different types of brief therapy, describing the theory behind it as well as some of the techniques developed from that theory that can be used to treat clients with substance abuse disorders.
Separate chapters are presented describing cognitive behavioral therapy, strategic/interactional therapies, humanistic and existential therapies, psychodynamic therapies, family therapy and group therapy.

Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
Objective 1:
Explain the appropriateness of brief intervention and therapies for substance abuse.
Objective 2:
Identify the goals of brief interventions and brief therapies.
Objective 3:
Describe the techniques of brief therapies.
Yvonne Martinez, CADC II, ICADC, NCAC I, CRPS

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Yvonne Martinez, CADC II, ICADC, NCAC I, CRPS
on behalf of CARE-EDU

• 30 years experience specializing in trauma informed care training/services, addiction recovery, supervisory case management, crises management, and advocacy for victims and their families.
• Director, CARE-EDU (Center for Advanced Recovery Education)
• Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, CADC-II, # A010250315
• National Certified Addiction Counselor, NCAC-I # 015767
• Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, ICADC # A010250315
• Certified Continuing Education Provider CCAPP # 5-16-242-0218
• Certified Relapse Prevention Specialist, CRPS
• Sexual Addiction Specialist
• Domestic Violence- Batterer Intervention Program Certificate
• Extensive experience working with addiction and trauma issues
• Multi-cultural experience working with minority and indigenous people groups
• 20 years experience with foster care/adoptions systems
• Ordained minister, Director of Transformation Center, Bethel Church, Redding, CA
• Speaker and author
Yvonne Martinez is a specialist in addiction and trauma informed training. She is professional addiction’s counselor with CADC-II, ICADC, NCAC-I and CRPS credentials. She is the Educational Director of CARE-EDU providing CCAPP/CAADAC certification education for Addiction Counseling. CCAPP/CAADAC Continuing Education, Pastoral Counselor Development, and professional trauma informed services and training.
Yvonne serves as Director of Transformation Center, Bethel Church, Redding, CA, where she helps oversee 32 counselors and Transformation Center's program development.
As an international conference speaker, Yvonne teaches, travels, provides direct services
and is the author of 18 books.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • 9.00 Units

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