Common Treatment Issues (Section VII)

From Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Adolescent Cannabis Users--Cannabis Youth Treatment Volume 1

About the Course:

Common Treatment Issues (Section VII) : From Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Adolescent Cannabis Users gives guidance for issues that are relevant to both individual and group therapy such as: Clients showing up high, threats to harm oneself or others, tardiness, and missed sessions. Issues that are aimed at group therapy only are: Disruptive behaviors in group session, breach of confidentiality, requests for individual attention outside of group sessions, and how to handle monopolizers in the cognitive behavioral therapy group sessions.

Course materials are from Section VII, found on pages 83-91 of pdf document (pages 86-94 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2001; 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 common treatment issues. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the clinical issues for both individual and group therapy.

  2. Identify client participation problems and the type of monopolizers in group cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).

  3. Describe how one would work with the participant with cognitive or perceptual impairments and inactive members in group CBT.

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