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ASA8285 - Conducting Successful Treatment with Reluctant or Resistant Adolescent Substance Abusers

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    ASA8285
    Title: Conducting Successful Treatment with Reluctant or Resistant Adolescent Substance Abusers
    Description: This course is designed to provide the mental health clinician with a comprehensive overview of the topic of working with adolescent substance abusers. Upon completing this course, the trainee will understand the following:

    - Key factors in adolescent development
    - Adolescent development and health risks
    - Recent trends in adolescent alcohol and other substance use
    -The different types and patterns of adolescent alcohol and other substance use
    - How to diagnosis adolescent alcohol and other substance use and associated psychiatric disorders
    - Preventive techniques for addressing adolescent alcohol and other substance use
    - Characteristics of adolescent alcohol and other drug users
    - Treatment settings and different types of treatment for adolescent alcohol and other substance use
    - The components of effective treatment for adolescents and their families
    - Treatment and therapy techniques for working with parents and guardians
    - Treatment and therapy techniques for working with adolescents
    - Motivating adolescents for treatment
    - Use of the five-stage model for change for working with adolescents


    This intermediate level course is primarily designed for clinicians in the middle stages of their career, or for more advanced clinicians reviewing concepts in this treatment area. This course was written by Ron Fagan, PhD, MA, LMFT, formerly a professor of sociology at Pepperdine University and currently a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice, with guidance and input from other senior yourceus.com, Inc. course developers and from NASW GA. This course contains many useful, printable pages on the subject area.

     

    This course is approved for 5 contact hours by the following certifying bodies:

    National approvals accepted in most states:

    The National Board of Certified Counselors, NBCC Provider number 6071

    yourceus.com, Inc., provider #1104, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.

    yourCEUs.com, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/15/2014 to 11/15/2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 8 clinical continuing education clock hours.

    The National Association of Social Workers through approval by NASW GA

    States with their own approval process:

    The Minnesota Board of Social Work, Provider #CEP-1 

    Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling Provider Number, BAP #50-2193

    Texas Pre-approved Social Worker Provider Number: SW 5089  Contact at: www.dshs.state.tx.us/socialwork/

    Texas Pre-approved Counselor Provider Number: PC 2405  Contact at: www.dshs.state.tx.us/counselors/

    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board #RCS060501

    Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation #159.000931