COUNSELING: (Individual, Group, Family, and Significant Others): The utilization of special skills to assist individuals, families, or groups in achieving objectives through an exploration of a problem and its ramifications, examination of attitudes and feelings, consideration of alternative solutions, and decision-making. The global criteria to be discussed are as follows: Select the counseling theory (ies) that apply (ies); Apply techniques(s) to assist the client, group, and/or family in exploring problems and ramifications; Apply techniques(s) to assist the client, group, and/or family in examining the client’s behavior, attitudes, and/or feelings if appropriate in the treatment setting; Individualize counseling in accordance with cultural, gender, & lifestyle differences; Interact with the client in an appropriate therapeutic manner; Elicit solutions and decisions from the client; Implement the treatment plan.
- Discuss the different types of treatment including 1:1, groups & family for SA clients.
- Enhance group leader counseling skills to provide effective group treatment. Help counselors/group leaders become better prepared to manage their groups and their need for resolution of the group dynamic while in a group setting.
Target Audience: Addiction Counselors
Content level: Beginner to intermediate
- Lectures 2
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 1036
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self