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Enrollment Information
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Prerequisites: Admission to Substance Use Disorder Treatment Training Certificate Program
Students investigate ongoing assessment, case management, crisis intervention, client education with an in-depth review of counseling skills-focusing on group work. Different group models, group dynamics, establishing group norms, and group approaches such as experiential, didactic, specific topic groups, gender specific and other special population groups will be examined. Emphasis will be on understanding and conducting didactic psychoeducation groups and co-facilitation of psychotherapy groups. Students will be exposed in depth to 1) Motivational Interviewing and motivational enhancement skills, 2) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and, 3) Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), 4) and other specific practices that are usually be provided in group settings i.e. Seeking Safety, Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), Mindfulness Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE), 12 Step Facilitation.