Thu, Jun 04 | MITC Training Center

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Alcohol and Drug Use, presented by Dr. Barbara McCrady, PhD

$249 per person Earn 13 CEU's CBT focuses on cognitive and behavioral coping skills training and emphasizes problem solving as an overall approach for changing alcohol and drug use.
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Time & Location

Jun 04, 2020, 9:00 AM – Jun 05, 2020, 4:30 PM
MITC Training Center, 2440 Louisiana Blvd NE Suite 301, Albuquerque, NM 87110, USA

About the Event

By participating in this workshop you will be introduced to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy theories and methods as well as in depth training in Dr. McCrady's published manual on Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Program: Overcoming Alcohol Use Problems. The 12-session program is comprised of interventions to help client's stop or reduce substabce use and prevent relapse. The client becomes aware of his or her drinking/use patterns and triggers through self-recording. Each session involves skill training and anticipating high-risk situations. The client learns how to manage triggers, deal with urges to drink, rearrange behavioral consequences, challenge alcohol-related thoughts and refuse drinks. Additional treatment components include managing anxiety and depression, building social support, assertiveness training, anger management, and problem solving.

Dr. Barbara McCardy is a licensed Psychologist, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at The University of New Mexico and past Director of UNM Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions (CASAA). Her clinical and research interests and expertise are in alcohol and other substance use disorders, the development of empirically supported treatment, mechanisms of behavior change, conjoint therapy and therapies for women. Learn more about Dr. McCrady at https://casaa.unm.edu/bmccrady.html

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