Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Abuse Treatment: Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 35 - From Preparation to Action: Getting Started
Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101225
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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 6.
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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 enhancing motivation for change in substance abuse treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Explain how a counselor can recognize a client’s readiness to move into action.
Describe the process of negotiating a plan for change.
Discuss various methods for initiating a change plan.
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