Total CE Credit Hours: 1.25
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/103034
About the Course:
This course compares traditional 12-Step groups to mutual help alternatives for Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). It includes membership characteristics, group participation, cohesion, satisfaction, alternatives to the 12-step model, basic demographic characteristics, lifetime and current alcohol and drug severity, lifetime and current psychiatric severity, current recovery goal, lifetime and current mutual help group participation, current mutual help group cohesion and satisfaction, Women for Sobriety (WFS), LifeRing, and SMART.
This course is based on the article, Comparison of 12-step Groups to Mutual Help Alternatives for AUD in a Large, National Study-Differences in Membership Characteristics and Group Participation, Cohesion, and Satisfaction created by Sarah E. Zemore, Ph.D. and Lee Ann Kaskutas, Dr.P.H. in 2017.
J Subst Abuse Treat. 2017 February ; 73: 16–26 Feb 2017
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge the need for alternative 12-steps for those clients for whom traditional 12-Step groups are not a good fit.
Identify available 12-Step alternatives.
Summarize 12-step alternatives based on clinical implications, demographics, socioeconomic status, and education.
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