Traditional treatment is designed for those with a severe alcohol use disorder, leaving the majority experiencing problems without appropriate services. With the DSM-5 now viewing substance use disorders on a spectrum, clinicians need resources appropriate for all levels of alcohol use. There is over 50 years of research that supports the harm reduction strategy of alcohol moderation as an effective treatment option.
Participants will be able to describe why harm reduction is an effective treatment option for the majority of alcohol users.
Participants will be able to predict who is a candidate for alcohol moderation using the Alcohol Moderation Assessment.
Participants will be able to develop and monitor an alcohol moderation plan.
Intermediate level: courses provide information that builds on knowledge practitioners with some experience already have. These courses focus on skill-building or adding knowledge, possibly following a brief overview of basic information, and involve using information in concrete situations and understanding the underlying structure of the material.
Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.
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This training could be applied to multiple areas of the Alaska Qualified Addictions Professional (QAP) certification. Contact the Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (Ask for Dabney Van Liere, Executive Director) at 907-332-4333 or email email@example.com for specific information.