Session 1: Treatment of Patients with Substance Abuse Disorders and Various Co-occurring Psychiatric Disorders
This workshop provides an opportunity to share both his clinical experience and the accompanying materials. Particular focus will be on patients who experience substance abuse disorders and complex PTSD, depression, and aggressive behaviors toward self and others. How to implement the core tasks of psychotherapy to achieve lasting changes will be presented. A detailed handout and a to-do list of clinical activities that can be implemented immediately will be provided.
Monday Incidence and impact of substance abuse and co-occurring disorders; Gender differences and treatment implications; Case conceptualization model; Developing sobriety scripts and accompanying coping skills; Network supports
Tuesday Alternative treatment strategies; Choosing a residential treatment center; Core tasks of psychotherapy; Ways to achieve lasting changes
Wednesday Therapeutic alliance; Feedback informed treatment; Collaborative goal-setting; Relapse prevention; Ways to integrate 12 step programs and social network community-based interventions
Thursday Integrative treatment programs; Emotional processing interventions; Ways to bolster resilience
Friday Substance abuse disorders and risk of aggression toward self or others; Assessment of suicidal and aggressive behaviors; Putting it all together; A to-do list for attendees
This advanced seminar is geared to mental health and health professionals.
(1) Critically evaluate state of the art treatment options and learn how to spot hype in the field
(2) Learn ways to implement the core tasks of psychotherapy to achieve lasting changes
(3) Employ a case conceptualization model of risk and protective factors that informs assessment and treatment decision-making
(4) Learn how to help patients develop coping skills and bolster their resilience
Donald Meichenbaum, PhD, is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence. He is one of the founders of cognitive behavior therapy, and in a survey of clinicians, he was voted "one of the ten most influential psychotherapists of the 20th Century." He has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Clinical Division of the American Psychological Association. His recent book Roadmap to Resilience offers specific examples of ways to bolster patient's resilience.
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 15 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
APA Credit for Psychololgists:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. MCW maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Attendance at all sessions is required, partial credit will not be awarded.
This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.
The Medical College of Wisconsin is registered with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation as a Continuing Education Sponsor for social workers (license number 159-000664).
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
- 15.00 AAFPAAFP credit.
- 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 15.00 APAAPA credit.
- 15.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.
Registration prior to May 18, 2018 = $560 after May 18, 2018 = $610.00
Tuition includes course materials and continental breakfast.
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Please note: A $15.00 non-refundable processing fee is assessed on registrations.