Online Course » ADD04 Addictions - Couples with Alcoholic Spouse

Course Description:
The purpose of this module is to present a treatment protocol in which alcohol is viewed as the invader and the couple is helped to ban together to fight the invader.
  • A treatment protocol in which alcohol is viewed as the invader and the couple is helped to ban together to fight the invader
  • The therapist should remain neutral
  • Difference between the 12 step model and this solution model
  • The solution-focused process
Course Objective:
This program provides clinicians with the opportunity to learn about:

A new treatment protocol from a systemic perspective, in which alcohol is viewed by a couple as “the invader,” and the couple bands together to fight it.
Difference between 12-step model and solution model
Solution model and relapse
Intended Audience:
Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Therapists 
Author Bio:
Michael J. Rohrbaugh, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology and Family Studies/Human Development University of Arizona Tucson AZ. Dr. Rohrbaugh’s research focuses on the role couple and family relationships play in maintaining problems like change-resistant smoking, adolescent drug abuse, and chronic heart disease, as well as on processes of therapeutic change. Several papers focus on couples in which one of the partners continues to smoke cigarettes despite having heart or lung disease. We have identified some couple-level processes that contribute to smoking maintenance and others ¬ like communal coping, marked by first-person plural pronoun use (we-talk) – that offer a powerful resource for change. 
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
ASWB - view details
NBCC - view details

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