Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Relapse Prevention (Recorded Webinar)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Relapse Prevention course objectives and description
- Develop ability to teach patients to minimize how often they enter the craving cycle.
- Learn an effective way to educate patients regarding physical, psychological, and social set-up behaviors which lead to entering the craving cycle.
- Develop a thorough understanding of trigger events and the ability to explain them in way patients can understand and avoid them to minimize relapse.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Relapse Prevention – A common, though necessary, approach in chemical dependence treatment is teaching recovery tools to be utilized when craving strikes. However, teaching tools for intentional avoidance of the craving cycle is often overlooked placing patients at unnecessary risk of relapse. This training demonstrates utilization of CBT principles and Gorski Model relapse prevention skills in aiding patients to proactively deter craving before it occurs.
Instructor: Bob Tyler, BA, LAADC, CADC II
Bob Tyler has been working in the chemical dependence recovery profession since 1990. After beginning his personal recovery from alcohol and drug addiction in December of 1988, he completed the Alcohol and Studies Program at Loyola Marymount University (LMU). He then worked as a Counselor at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica until 1997 when he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology at LMU. He served as Program Director at Life Change Residential Treatment Center for two years, followed by 14 years at Twin Town Treatment Centers where he served as Director of Operations and Clinical Services managing their six Intensive Outpatient Treatment programs – each serving adults and adolescents. He left there in 2013 to pursue his passion of helping people get sober who can’t afford rehab founding STAT Sobriety Services, a 501(c)(3), non-profit.
Bob served for fourteen years on the Board of Directors of the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC), chaired its Quality Assurance and Third Party/Managed Care Committees for eight of those years, and served as its President for two years ending in January 2009. He then served as Treasurer of the California Foundation for the Advancement of Addiction Professionals (CFAAP) from 2011 – 2014, and in 2015 was a founding board member for the California Consortium for the Advancement of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP). Bob also serves on numerous Advisory Boards for Alcohol and Drug Studies Programs and is on faculty at LMU Extension teaching Case Management and Ethics in their Alcohol and Drug Studies program. To see Bob Tyler’s full bio, click here: https://drugabuseandrecovery.com/bio/
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Relapse Prevention is one of 4 recorded webinars produced by Bob Tyler and hosted by Aspira CE. See the Course Listing to view the other recorded webinars. You can use the search tool Material and select Video.
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