Types of Groups Commonly Used in Substance Abuse Treatment (TIP 41, Chapter 2)

Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy (TIP 41)

About the Course:

Types of Groups Commonly Used in Substance Abuse Treatment (TIP 41, Chapter 2): Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy presents five models of groups used in substance abuse treatment, followed by three representative types of groups that do not fit neatly into categories, but that, nonetheless, have special significance in substance abuse treatment. Finally, groups that vary according to specific types of problems are considered. The purpose of the group, its principle characteristics, necessary leadership skills and styles, and typical techniques for these groups are described.

Course materials are from Chapter 2. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-41-Substance-Abuse-Treatment-Group-Therapy/SMA09-3991

Course materials are from Chapter 2, found on pages 9 to 36 of pdf document (pages 32 to 59 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2005; Reprinted 2011

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 types of groups commonly used in substance abuse treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify types of groups commonly used in substance abuse treatment.

  2. Describe the five group models commonly used in group therapy.

  3. Explain the specialized groups in substance abuse treatment.

  4. Acknowledge the communal and culturally specific groups.

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