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Steps to receive a Continuing Education Certificate for this Course

Step #1 - Read Section 1 then Answer Question 1. Question 1 is located at the end of Section 1. Then, click on the Test link found at the end of Section 1 to answer question 1. Read Section 2. Answer question 2 and so on.

Step #2 - After completing and scoring the Test a Certificate granting 10 CE credits is issued to you.
Course Descriptions: This course mainly focuses on the area of substance abuse regarding dependency. It draws attention to, for example, the Treating the Dream of Dependency with the 5-Step 'Slogan Repetition' Exercise and specific content a therapist could use in his or her next session. Coordinating Instructor: Tracy Appleton, LCSW, MEd

Course Transcripts:
Section 1 & Question 1
--How to find the 'Teachable Moment' & Keeping a 'Mental Log'
Section 2 & Question 2
--Using 'Counting the Costs' to Treat the Confusion of Intensity for      Intimacy
Section 3 & Question 3
--Treating the Internal War with the 'Photo Technique' & the 'Drawing      Exercise'
Section 4 & Question 4
--Coming to a Compromise by Acknowledging the Feeling Voice
Section 5 & Question 5
--Understanding the 5 Myths About Expressing Feelings & 'Having a      Good Cry'
Section 6 & Question 6
--Intuition and Practical Reasoning - 6 Steps of Decision-Making
Section 7 & Question 7
--How to Create Functional Relationships by Taking Risks
Section 8 & Question 8

--12 Questions to Determine: Are You Ready to Leave Treatment?
Section 9 & Question 9

--Treating the Dream of Dependency with the 5-Step 'Slogan      Repetition' Exercise
Section 10 & Question 10

--How to Quell Internal Resistance with Awareness, Learning, and      Forgiveness
Section 11 & Question 11

--Treating Denial, 'Pushing the Right Button' and 'Ritual for Release'
Section 12 & Question 12

--How the 12 Steps Impede Autonomy
Section 13 & Question 13

--Avoiding Addiction to the Program - Using the 5-Step 'Coping with      Fear' Exercise
Section 14 & Question 14
--Helping the Client Regain Independence with the 5-Step 'Life      Purpose' Exercise
Course Articles:

Section 15 & Question 15
--Twelve-Step Programs As An Addiction
Section 16 & Question 16
--The "One Day at a Time" Approach in Alcoholics Anonymous
Section 17 & Question 17
--Myths and Metaphors of Alcoholics Anonymous
Section 18 & Question 18
--Framing AA as a Narrative Community
Section 19 & Question 19

--Types of Narratives of Recovery from Addiction
Section 20 & Question 20
--Reframing the "12-Steps" of Addiction
Section 21 & Question 21
--Strategies for Clients with Multiple Addictions
Section 22 & Question 22
--The Nine "Instructions" for Recovery
Section 23 & Question 23
--Group Interventions with Low-Income Women Recovering      Addiction
Section 24 & Question 24
--Natural Recovery from Addiction Beyond the 12 Steps
Section 25 & Question 25
--12-Step Dilemma: Barriers to Pregnant Women Seeking
     Substance-Abuse Treatment

Section 26 & Question 26

--Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Addiction Health Care Professional      Resource Guide and Addiction Counseling Competencies

                                           -- Test --

--Appendix - Reproducible Client Worksheets

Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes here
CA: Course Details in compliance with CAMFT Guidelines here
NJ: Addictions: Helping Clients Grow Beyond 12-Step Dependency, Course #2138, is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to be offered by Healthcare Training Institute as an individual course. Individual courses, not providers, are approved at the course level. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ACE course approval period: from 01/31/2019 to 01/31/2021. Social workers completing this course receive 10 Clinical Practice continuing education credits.

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Instructor’s Name & Credentials: Tracy Catherine Appleton, LCSW, MEd, CE Program Administrator, Course Development Coordinator, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Masters Degree in Education. Ms. Appleton has had experience in developing, providing, and presenting adult education programs since 1979. Expertise in program content: Experience as an Outpatient Therapist and Private Practice.

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When and How Course Completion Certificates will be Awarded: Once you have passed the test with a score of 80% or higher, paid and completed evaluation; log into your User Account and your certificate is available for print or download. Your CE history is maintained in your account.

All activities within all of our courses are offered for continuing education credit.

"Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences."

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