Treatment planning for drug and alcohol counseling. Planning for treatment of all the parts of the client’s life that have been affected by a drug and alcohol use disorder. Services the drug program will provide, and services to which the client will be referred. The difference between referrals and linkages. Consent to release confidential information. Referrals and consultation.
Drug Counseling, Clinical Evaluation, Screening, Assessment, and Crisis Intervention. In drug counseling when is assessment done? Types of assessment, how to assess. The two types of collateral and why it may be important. Diagnosis of drug use disorders. Recognizing behavioral addictions.
What does a Drug and Alcohol Counselor do? The 4 Domains of drug counseling. The 12 core functions of a drug counselor. Getting the client into treatment, Screening, Engagement, Orientation, Assessment.
The necessary skills for drug and alcohol counselors, individual counseling, and group counseling. The importance of the therapeutic relationship. Missteps, evidence-based practices types of groups and the necessary skills. Some of the therapies and other treatment approaches used in substance use disorder counselor.
How is treatment delivered to the individual with a substance use disorder? This video includes an overview of assessment of substance use disorders, developing a substance use history, modalities and some of the issues that come up in treatment.
This video describes briefly some of the considerations when the client enters a drug or alcohol treatment program. How do people recover from alcoholism? What are the stages of change? Alcoholism is a chronic disease. How to screen for alcohol use disorders. Brief alcoholism interventions and when someone needs medical attention before entering a treatment program.