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Prerequisite: Bachelors degree in a mental health field

Certified Substance Abuse Counselor Certification Home Study Program

This Home Study Course Includes:
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: The Basics of Helping People to Get Better -- Home Study Program
“Cognitive-Behavioral Substance Abuse Counseling" -- Webinar recording on Computer
Overcome Your Addiction
(The audio presentation portion is provided on a USB thumb drive.)

Dr. Aldo Pucci's Book, "Feel the Way You Want to Feel ... No Matter What!"
Certification Examination


What You Will Learn

This course teaches trainees:

How to assess and help to correct underlying physical problems that drive people to drink / drug

How to identify the causes of cravings and correct those cravings

How to practice from a Cognitive Model of Substance Abuse Motivation

How to practice form a Cognitive Model of Substance Abuse Behavior

How to recognize the Five Categories of Substance Abuse Motivation

How to overcome the abusing identity

How to motivate clients to give up their self-abusing behaviors

How to assess the client's motivation for using substances, including hidden motivation

How to assess the client's actual goals

How to REALLY engage the client with his or her goals

How to help the client remain focused on those goals

What to do when they don't buy AA

How to work with, and without, the disease model

How to prevent the abstinence violation effect (AVE)

How to overcome myths concerning willpower

Excellent behavioral techniques to prevent substance use

How to ensure that the client IS better, rather than just ACTING better

How to correct thoughts that lead people to return to substance using behavior

How to prevent relapse
 

A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE BACKGROUND AND PHILOSOPHY OF CBT

The theoretical and philosophical basis of CBT and how to be guided by it Learning CBT theory and how to apply it to many different therapeutic situations  Learn the myths and misconceptions of CBT to better address concerns with your clients and colleagues

THE SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO CBT: HOW TO KNOW WHERE YOU ARE IN THE THERAPY PROCESS AT ANY GIVEN POINT

Not all approaches to CBT are systematic

Systematic approach to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Know where you are in the therapeutic process at any given point

GOAL SETTING THE COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL WAY

Developing goals for therapy, life goals and daily living goals

How to motivate the client to develop goals and to achieve them

THE ABC'S OF EMOTIONS: HOW TO TEACH CLIENTS WHAT CAUSES THEIR FEELINGS AND BEHAVIOR

Understanding of the Emotional ABC's is essential to emotional and behavioral improvement

Learn how to present the ABC's of emotions to their clients in a manner that is understandable

Uncover "automatic thoughts" that make it appear as though people, situations and things cause feelings and behaviors

Practice the ABC's during the seminar

THE RATIONAL QUESTIONS: HOW TO HELP CLIENTS DETERMINE FOR THEMSELVES WHETHER OR NOT THEIR THOUGHTS ARE RATIONAL

Learn how to teach clients the three rational questions to help clients determine whether or not their thinking and behavior is rational and healthy

Practice the rational questions during the seminar

COMMON MENTAL MISTAKES: HOW PEOPLE GO WRONG IN THEIR THINKING, AND HOW TO HELP THEM CORRECT THOSE MISTAKES

Learn how to recognize errors in clients' thinking

Learn how to teach clients to recognize for themselves errors in their own thinking

Help clients correct those mistakes and develop new, rational replacement thoughts

HELPING PEOPLE PRACTICE THEIR NEW THOUGHTS, FEELINGS AND BEHAVIORS

Learn excellent techniques that help clients practice their new, rational thoughts and behaviors

HOW TO END THERAPY, ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER LONG-TERM RESULTS

Learn, from a CBT perspective, how to recognize when a client is ready for therapy termination

Learn how to foster long-term results

THE ISSUE OF HOMEWORK

Discover homework assignments that can provide clients with an ongoing therapeutic focus



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