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Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy: TIP 39 Policy and Program Issues

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To complete this course for credit, your exam must be successfully completed by Oct 31, 2021.

About the Course:

Chapter 6 of this TIP is a discussion of the advantages and the complexity of integrating Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy. While many clinicians formally or informally include family issues to varying degrees, systematic collaboration is far from universal and many challenges exist. Policy, program planning, practical issues, and suggested research topics are discussed.

This course is based on Chapter 6 of Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy: TIP 39 created by SAMHSA in 2015.

Publication Date:

HHS Publication No. (SMA) 15-4219 2015

Course Material Author

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Course Creator

Barbara F. McMillan, LPC

Barbara McMillan, BA, MS, EdD, LPC has 35 years of experience as a therapist, clinical director, and administrator in mental health and substance abuse programs. She holds degrees in psychology and education, and has been a licensed professional counselor and supervising counselor for many years. After 18 years in various roles in private and public mental health settings, she became a full-time college psychology and sociology instructor.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Evaluate potential barriers to integrating family therapy with substance abuse treatment.

  2. Discuss levels and recommended components of effectively integrated treatment programs.

  3. Identify areas of concern for research in integrating family systems substance abuse treatment.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

1.25 CE Credit hour

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

1.25 CE Credit hour

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

1.25 CPD hour

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Chapter 6 of Tip 39 in PDF format.

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Course Number 102746
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