101823: Early Recovery Skills Group (Section IV): From The Counselor's Treatment Manual

Matrix Intensive Outpatient Treatment for People With Stimulant Use Disorders

About the Course:

Early Recovery Skills Group (Section IV): From Matrix Intensive Outpatient Treatment for People With Stimulant Use Disorders provides a structured group meeting for new clients to learn about recovery skills as well as 12-Step and mutual-help programs. Clients are introduced to the basic tools of recovery, and the information aids clients in stopping drug and alcohol use. This section describes how to stop the cycle of drug abuse and how to identify external and internal triggers.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2006; Reprinted 2010

Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about early recovery skills as they pertain to the matrix intensive outpatient treatment for people with stimulant use disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the goals and content of the early recovery skills group.

  2. Acknowledge the process of stopping the cycle of substance abuse.

  3. Explain how to identify and chart external and internal triggers.

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