Brown University Distance Learning Program and The Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New England, are offering a credited, on-line course on boundary issues and dual relationships.
This course will provide an overview of the SAMHSA/CSAT Motivational Enhancement Therapy – Cognitive Behavior Therapy 5 sessions (MET/CBT 5) manualized brief treatment manual. MET/CBT 5 is an Evidence Based adolescent treatment Practice which was adopted from well known adult treatment protocols. Basic concepts of Motivational Enhancement and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy will be covered to give the student the foundation needed to implement the MET/CBT 5 protocol. The MET/CBT 5 sessions will be covered in detail giving practical examples and implementation experiences.
John Thompson, MA, CDP, is currently a Clinical Supervisor at ESD 113 – True North Student Assistance & Treatment Services a large adolescent outpatient treatment program in Washington State. He is a MET/CBT 5, Effective Adolescent Treatment, CSAT national consultant/trainer and a national GAIN trainer. John is an instructor in the Chemical Dependency Professional Institute through Tacoma Community College. John obtained a Masters of Arts Degree in Psychology/Mental Health Counseling from Chapman University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology/Mental Health Counseling from Western Washington University. He is a Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor in the State of Washington. . He began working in the field of Chemical Dependency treatment in 1989. John has worked as a therapist in a diverse breadth of settings including school based programs, juvenile institutions, street outreach, inpatient & outpatient AOD treatment facilities.
- Gain an understanding of the use of Motivational Enhancement Therapy in a brief treatment model.
- Gain an understanding of the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in a brief treatment model.
- Briefly discuss the CSAT Cannabis Youth Treatment (CYT) research study and the effective adolescent treatment (EAT) expansion grant in relation to the MET/CBT 5 protocol.
- Review the MET/CBT 5 SAMHSA/CSAT protocol & manual
- GAIN practical knowledge in the implementation of the MET/CBT 5 manual.
This is a five-week course requirements are:
- Required on-line reading (one hour per week)
- Completion of pre and post test
- Completion of weekly homework assignments (one hour per week)
- Participation in the weekly course forum
- Completion of an on-line course evaluation
*Please note that there are no real time events associated with this course. Lessons will be posted on the class home page on Tuesday and responses are due the following Monday. With the exception of the first weeks lesson which will be posted Monday with the responses due the following Monday. Assignments can be accessed at the participant’s convenience.
The total cost of this course is $60.00 the course payment is due by the start date of the course. A full refund is available up until the posting of the second lesson, after which there will be no refunds.
This five-week course, has been approved by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) for 10 educational credits. It is being provided by the Brown Distance Learning program, which is accredited as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider (#000151). This course meets the qualifications for 10 hours of continuing education credit for MFCC’s and/or LCSW’s as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (PCE#1917). This course is approved by the Connecticut Certification Board (CCB) for ten Category 1 continuing education for Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADC’s). The CCB is an IC&RC affiliate. The New York State OASAS does accept distance learning CEUs provided by institutions of higher learning for individuals pursuing or renewing a CASAC, CPP or CPS. Certificates will be mailed within two weeks to participants in the program for its duration who submit all required materials.
Please contact your local certification board to verify reciprocity or acceptance of Brown Distance Learning contact hours.
To participate, you must have:
- An E-mail address and the capacity to retrieve and send E-mail;
- Access to World Wide Web (the following programs provide WWW access: Netscape, Apple CyberDog, and Microsoft Explorer)
- Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher is the preferred browser for Brown DLP online courses
- The ability to navigate the World Wide Web
- A basic understanding of how to use a computer and send and receive email
PLEASE NOTE NETWORK AND COMPUTER TECHNICAL SUPPORT WILL NOT BE PROVIDED.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: The course start date or when the course limit is reached.
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