Drug and Alcohol Abuse
In Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Dr. William Richard Miller demonstrates his approach to treating clients with problems involving substance abuse. Drug and alcohol abuse are a common presenting problem in therapy, second only to depression, so it benefits therapists to have an approach ready for this issue. Dr. Miller uses motivational interviewing, a Rogerian technique designed to increase a client's sense that he or she is capable of handling the problems they confront.
- Understand the basic principles involved with a bio-psycho-social approach to dealing with drug and alcohol abuse issues,
- Explain a model of behavioral health and health counseling to gather appropriate information about a client and his/her lifestyle for the purposes of assisting with their treatment,
- Utilize particular skills and techniques that assist in the interviewing of clients who struggle with issues of drug and alcohol abuse,
- Identify uses and limitations of medical treatments currently available for treatment of drug and alcohol abuse issues, and
- Specify uses and limitations of psychosocial treatments useful for working with clients who struggle with alcohol and drug abuse issues.
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