1.5 hour course as a recorded session.
If you pass the post-test following the course video content you will receive a the certificate of completion. This will be emailed to you within 10 minutes after passing the post-test.
Content Areas: Addiction, Group Counseling.
Human Growth and Development: Environmental factors that affect behavior
Group Counseling for Chemical Dependence
This training is to increase counselors’ ability to structure group sessions in a way that increases efficiency and effectiveness, while maintaining their proper focus. Participants will also increase their understanding of the counselor's role when facilitating a CD group and learn specific strategies to aid clients in processing and coping with uncomfortable emotions.
Learn the importance of group rules and consistent enforcement of them to protect the group from distractions.
Develop the ability to structure a group where the counselor gives way to group members for feedback to one other, therefore decreasing dependence on the counselor.
Develop the ability to help clients identify and process uncomfortable emotions that were previously avoided by drinking and using, while being mindful of scope of practice.
Other Course Information: Partial credit/partial attendance is not allowed for this course.
If you have any questions about this course or would like to request accommodations, you can contact us If a participant or potential participant would like to express a concern about the CounselorsChoiceAward.com or a continuing education program provided by CounselorsChoiceAward.com, the individual may email Leo.DeBroeck@CounselorsChoiceAward.com. Although we do not guarantee a particular outcome, we will consider the complaint, make any necessary decisions, and respond as soon as possible. If you have any questions regarding a refund, you can view our policy page and legal notices found at the bottom of this webpage or you can contact us
California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Credential Number LCi04530315
While working in Inpatient, Residential, and Intensive Outpatient levels of care, Bob Tyler has been working in recovery since 1990. He serves as Compliance Officer at L.A. CADA, is owner of Bob Tyler Recovery Services (consulting, CD private practice, public speaking), is Past President of CAADAC, and taught the ethics course at LMU Extension in the Alcohol and Drug Studies Program for several years. He authored the EVVY Award-winning book, Enough Already! A Guide to Recovery from Alcohol and Drug Addiction, and has produced several educational DVD’s shown in over 1000 treatment centers across the country, including Craving and Relapse.
NATIONAL BOARD OF CERTIFIED COUNSELORS (NBCC)
Counselor’s Choice Award has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education
Provider, ACEP No. 7344. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.
Counselor’s Choice Award is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
OKLAHOMA STATE BOARD OF LICENSED ALCOHOL AND DRUG COUNSELORS
Counselor's Choice Award Continuing Education is an Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and offers OSBLADC-approved clock hours for events that meet Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. (Provider #20230154)