Course Description: This course presents an overview of the role and efficacy of group therapy in substance abuse treatment planning. This course offers research and clinical findings and distills them into practical guidelines for practitioners of group therapy modalities in the field of substance abuse treatment. The course describes effective types of group therapy and offers a theoretical basis for group therapy’s effectiveness in the treatment of substance use disorders. This work also will be a useful guide to supervisors and trainers of beginning counselors, as well as to experienced counselors. Finally, the course is meant to provide researchers and clinicians with a guide to sources of information and topics for further inquiry.
Course Credit(s): 9 CE Credits or Hours
Course Format: Online Text (format of this course is noninteractive)
Course Schedule: Self-paced
Course Author(s): Philip J. Flores, PhD, COP, FAGPA, and Jeffrey M. Georgi, MDiv, CGP, CSAC, LPC, CCS
Content Publisher(s): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Course Author(s) Qualifications:
Philip J. Flores
Adjunct Clinical Supervisor
Department of Psychology
Georgia State University
Jeffrey M. Georgi
Department of Behavioral Science
Duke School of Nursing and Duke University Medical Center
Duke Addictions Program
Duke University Medical Center
Course Level: Beginning/Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced
CEmobile, LLC, #1558, 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. CEmobile, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 5/2/2018-5/2/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
Social workers participating in this course will receive 9 clinical continuing education clock hours.