Advanced Certificate in Addiction Counselling: Level 2

Advanced Certificate in Addiction Counselling: Level 2

Agenda

  • Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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    9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM
    Recovery Enhancement and Relapse Prevention - Module 1

    Day 1 

    Morning

    • Different theoretical approaches of RPP
    • Three determinants of high risk situation
    • The 5 "rules" of recovery
    • Assessments tools to inform the RPP
    • The role of "individualized" RPP plan
    • Identifying the 'Problem Statements' to inform the RPP plan

    Afternoon:

    • Establishing clearly defined treatment goals for each individual problem statement
    • Abstinence violation Effect (AVE)
    • Brief overview of CBT
    • CBT for craving management
    • Exposure treatment for craving management
    • Daily Strength-Based Journal for Urges/Craving
     Optional  Closed 
  • Thursday, April 18, 2019
  •  
    9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM
    Recovery Enhancement and Relapse Prevention - Module 1

    Module 1 Recovery Enhancement and Relapse Prevention

    Day 2

    Morning

    • Motivational Interviewing and RPP
    • Refusal training and refusal training strategies
    • Stages of Change - Developing a plan in the event of a relapse
    • Mindfulness-based sobriety
    • CBT Model for RPP

    Afternoon

    • Strength-based recovery assessment
    • Strength-based structured recovery plan
    • Strength-based weekly recovery plan
    • Mindfulness-based RPP
    • Pulling it all together
     Optional  Closed 
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019
  •  
    9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM
    Understanding Trauma, Victimization and its Clinical Implications Within the Work - Module 2

    Day 1

    Morning

    • DSM - 5 Review of PTSD
    • Neurobiology of trauma: the brain/body affect
    • Single versus split brain research and dissociative behaviours
    • The role of trauma reenactments within addictive behaviours
    • The "feeling too much" [hyperarousal] or "feeling too little" [dissociative] response to maladaptive coping methods  including addictive behaviours
    • Attachment and addictive behaviours


    Afternoon

    • The role of shame, avoidance, and trauma memories within the clinical work
    • Overview of trauma-informed practices as an agency
    • Using the trauma-informed agency assessment tool to develop a trauma-sensitive agency
    • Exploring the power differential between clinician/client and establishing 'safety'
    • Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma and Secondary Trauma effects within this work 
    • Compassion Fatigue self-assessment
     

     

     Optional 
  • Friday, May 17, 2019
  •  
    9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM
    Understanding Trauma, Victimization and its Clinical Implications Within the Work - Module 2


    Day 2

    Morning

    • Understanding 'grounding strategies' in connection to 'identified dissociative' features
    • Sensory grounding strategies to reduce dissociaative responses
    • Overview of flashback reactions
    • Strategies to manage flashbacks

    Afternoon

    • Overview of trauma treatment approaches within addictions:
      •  Seeking safety
      • ATRIUM Model
      • CBT
      • Prolonged Exposure 
      • Neurobiology: A sensory approach 


     Optional 
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