The Essential Features of the Effective Treatment of Substance Use Disorders | Webinar | 27 Nov 2020 | 09:00-12:00

R420.00 incl. Vat

This is a live webinar to be hosted by Vista Academy.

Date: 27 November 2020

Time: 09:00 – 12:00

Venue: Online (Vista Academy’s Online Learning Space via BigBlueButton)

Presenter: Kenneth Wilson

HPCSA: 3 general CEUs (educational, counselling, clinical, industrial & research psychologists; and registered counsellors)
SACSSP: 1.5 points

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This presentation aims to review the literature relating to how and why addiction treatment can be effective. The webinar begins with a brief history of addiction recovery treatment and then goes on to review the literature relating to treatment and treatment effectiveness. Finally, the following essential features of effective treatment of substance use disorders will be discussed:

– nature and goals of treatment
– duration of treatment
role of the family and community
perceptual transformation
motivation