Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Abuse Treatment: Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 35: Conceptualizing Motivation and Change
Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101203
About the Course:
This TIP embraces a fundamentally different way to conceptualize motivation. In this approach, motivation is viewed as a dynamic and changeable state rather than a static trait. This TIP shows how clinicians can influence this change process by developing a therapeutic relationship, one that respects and builds on the client’s autonomy and, at the same time, makes the treatment counselor a participant in the change process. This course covers Chapter 1 only.
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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about conceptualizing motivation and change. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Explain the current definition and understanding of motivation related to change.
Identify the changing perspectives on addiction and the current treatment models for substance abuse.
Describe the transtheoretical model of the stages of change.
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