bshs458 | undergraduate

Action Planning, Relapse Prevention And Aftercare

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This course provides advanced skills development for the addiction and chemical dependency human service worker. Students will conduct an in-depth evaluation of various treatment approaches employed when preparing action plans with clients. An investigation of comprehensive treatment programs, community action programs, school-based programs, and public health approaches to relapse prevention and aftercare strategies will provide students an opportunity to develop and present an individualized program for a fictional client. Students will demonstrate an understanding of policy issues, managed care, private and public insurance, and advocacy for the consumer in relation to addiction and dependency issues. (3 credits).

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    New Perspectives in Substance Abuse Prevention

    • Describe professional issues involved with substance abuse treatment.
    • Identify the elements involved in new treatment perspectives for substance abuse counseling.
    • Describe factors that influences a drug’s effects.

    Action Planning for Clients

    • Develop a treatment plan for clients related to addiction and substance use disorders.
    • Identify motivational interviewing principles and how they help break down the denial process.
    • Develop effective motivational interview techniques.

    Evidenced-Based Addiction Treatment Approaches

    • Identify evidence-based techniques and approaches recommended to aid in the treatment approaches for addictions.
    • Distinguish between different group types and how each group supports addiction treatment approaches.

    Relapse Prevention

    • Identify issues that need to be addressed for effective relapse prevention.
    • Identify contributions that schools, community, and public health organizations make to aid in relapse prevention.
    • Analyze strategies related to relapse prevention.

    Aftercare Strategies

    • Describe how shame, vulnerability, and overload affect aftercare strategies.
    • Explain how multicultural competence is a necessary part of aftercare planning.
    • Identify family systems issues and the role they play in aftercare.
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