Group Leadership, Concepts, and Techniques (TIP 41 Chapter 6): Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy (TIP 41)

About the Course:

Group Leadership, Concepts, and Techniques (TIP 41, Chapter 6): Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy (TIP 41) describes the desirable leader traits and behaviors, along with the concepts and techniques vital to process groups. This chapter will show how to convert conflict and resistance into positive energy that empowers the group. One will learn how to deal with disruptive group members, such as clients who talk incessantly or bolt from a session as well as providing information on how to turn a crisis into an opportunity.

Chapter 6 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

Chapter 6 materials are found on pages 91 to 121 of pdf document (pages 114 to 144 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

Reprinted 2011

Course Material 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 group leadership, concepts, and techniques. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the personal qualities that are needed for a group leader.

  2. Explain how leaders improve motivation, overcome resistance, defend limits, maintain a safe therapeutic setting, and encourage communication within the group.

  3. Describe the concepts, techniques, and consideration for interventions, countertransference and transference, resistance to group, confidentiality, treating the whole person, integrating care, management of the group, and managing other common problems.

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Course Number 101977
5 credit hours
NBCC: 2.75 credit hours
Online Article
Exam Fee: $34.85
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