Substance Abuse Treatment - Group Therapy (DA2082)

Author(s): US Dept of Health & Human Services

Pre-Approved for: CA BRN, CCAPP, CE Broker Provider, Delaware BON, FCB, MCBAP-Specific , NAADAC

Credit Hours: 12

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview

The Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) series fulfills the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) mission to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities by providing evidence-based and best practice guidance to clinicians, program administrators, and payers.

The primary audience for this TIP is substance treatment counselors; however, the TIP should be of interest to anyone who wants to learn more about group therapy. The intent of the TIP is to assist counselors in enhancing their therapeutic skills in regard to leading groups.
The test for this course is based off of the Introduction through Chapter 7.
I. What is a TIP?
II. Consensus Panel
III. KAP Expert Panel and Federal Government Participants
IV. Foreword
V. Executive Summary
VI. Chapter 1 – Groups and Substance Abuse Treatment
VII. Chapter 2 – Types of Groups Commonly Used in Substance Abuse Treatment
VIII. Chapter 3 – Criteria for the Placement of Clients in Groups
IX. Chapter 4 – Group Development and Phase-Specific Tasks
X. Chapter 5 – Stages of Treatment
XI. Chapter 6 – Group Leadership, Concepts, and Techniques
XII. Chapter 7 – Training and Supervision
Appendix A: Bibliography
Appendix B: Adult Patient Placement Criteria
Appendix C: Sample Group Agreement
Appendix D: Glossary
Appendix E: Association for Specialists in Group Work Best Practice Guidelines
Appendix F: Resource Panel
Appendix G: Cultural Competency and Diversity Network Participants
Appendix I: Acknowledgments
SAMHSA TIPs and Publications

****CCAPP STUDENTS - PLEASE READ - Please note any course over 8 CEUs/Contact Hours/Hours, must be completed over a 72 hour (or more) time period. Your course start date is the date of purchase, and your completion date is when you have passed your test. For example, 'Completed 7/1/2024 - 7/6/2024'

Course Objectives

  1. Assist counselors in enhancing their therapeutic skills in regard to leading groups.

  2. Provide relevant information to trained leaders to help people recover from substance abuse in group settings.

  3. Promote awareness of client diversity.

  4. Understanding the characteristics, duties, and concepts important to promote effective group leadership in treating substance abuse, including how confidentiality regulation for alcohol and drug treatment apply to group therapy.

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