Strategies for Treating and Preventing Relapse

Green Clock Hours: 1.50

Substance use disorders are often referred to as chronic diseases that involve multiple episodes of remission and relapse. Like other chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and asthma, relapse rates associated with substance use and addictive disorders are extremely high (National Institute on Drug Abuse [NIDA], 2018). Relapse is most effectively treated through a combination of pharmacological and behavioral interventions. Relapse prevention strategies are a fundamental aspect for the successful treatment of substance use disorders. Developing and implementing an effective relapse prevention plan with your clients will be a key to their successful ongoing recovery.The goal of this course is to provide addictions, behavioral health counseling, marriage and family therapy, nursing, psychology, and social work professionals in health and human service settings with the skills needed to implement relapse prevention strategies within their clinical practice.

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Substance use disorders are often referred to as chronic diseases that involve multiple episodes of remission and relapse. Like other chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and asthma, relapse rates associated with substance use and addictive disorders are extremely high (National Institute on Drug Abuse [NIDA], 2018). Relapse is most effectively treated through a combination of pharmacological and behavioral interventions. Relapse prevention strategies are a fundamental aspect for the successful treatment of substance use disorders. Developing and implementing an effective relapse prevention plan with your clients will be a key to their successful ongoing recovery.The goal of this course is to provide addictions, behavioral health counseling, marriage and family therapy, nursing, psychology, and social work professionals in health and human service settings with the skills needed to implement relapse prevention strategies within their clinical practice.

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