By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three steps to the self monitoring technique.
-Explain three aspects of slowing down drinking.
-Explain three ways for controlled drinking clients to affirm progress.
-Explain four triggers that can lead to excessive alcohol use for the controlled drinker.
-Explain two methods your client can use to manage emotions.
-Explain three steps that you can use to help your clients in preserving positive self-concepts.
-Explain three techniques for relating to others your controlled-drinking client might use.
-Explain four reasons for integrating Controlled Drinking approaches into the alcoholism treatment system.
-Explain are three cues or triggers for increased alcohol desire that clients should be aware of.
-Explain the five interview strategies and tactics used in motivational interviewing.
-Explain the focus of homework assignments in Stein’s relapse prevention strategy.
-Explain the three types of client-therapist relationships in solution-focused counseling.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."