University of Montana Department of Counseling Workshops
Addictions Counseling The course is scheduled to meet between June 21 and July 23, 2021 each Monday between 9:00a-12:00p via Zoom. There will also be a 2-hr group lab each week and Moodle supplements. Zoom link will be sent the week of the workshop
This course will provide training in addiction counseling, motivational interviewing, and the application of motivational enhancement techniques in both group and individual treatment modalities. It will examine how to use various therapeutic orientations and tools to address addictions. Students will learn history of addiction treatment, commonly misused substances and their effects, and how to assess someone for a substance use disorder, as well as choose a diagnosis. Students will learn the preferred forms of group and individual treatment, and practice application through case studies and role plays. Students will hear from practitioners in the field on issues such as university students seeking treatment, ASAM assessment and levels of care, local resources, trauma and addictions, addiction treatment in private practice, as well as licensure.
The cost to participate is $850 for University of Montana students AND for Community Professionals.
Fill out the form with all the details to register and pay for the class.