Meta-analyses have reliably demonstrated the efficacy of cognitive–behavioral therapy in the treatment of addictions and other mental health issues. This course provides a detailed program for anger management for those who struggle with substance use disorder and co-occurring disorders. The format of the course lends itself to use in a variety of clinical settings; can be adapted to accommodate different racial-ethnic minority groups and genders, and diverse treatment settings; and will be a helpful tool for the field.
This course is based on the article, Anger Management for Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Clients created by Patrick M. Reilly, Ph.D. et al. in 2019.
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
Patrick M. Reilly, Ph.D.
Dr. Reilly is Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychology, University of California San Francisco. He has worked extensively in substance abuse and veterans issues and has published a program for veterans that addresses anger management issues.
Michael S. Shopshire, Ph.D.
Dr. Shopshire has worked as a researcher and professor throughout his career and has published 26 peer reviewed articles.
Mary Kay Pribyl, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and holds a doctoral degree from Northwestern University. She has a private practice with children, adolescents and adults in Glenview, Illinois. She is a past president of the Illinois Psychological Association and has been a member of the Council of Representatives of the American Psychological Association. Her specialty areas include depression, anxiety disorders, substance abuse disorders, and compulsive gambling. She has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in psychology.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge. This content is at the intermediate level.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Understand the four types of CBT interventions that are most often used to treat anger management problems.
Learn a flexible treatment model that can accommodate different racial, cultural, and gender issues.
Become familiar with the research underlying the author’s approach to anger management.
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Faculty: Mary Kay Pribyl, Ph.D.
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