Back to Basics All Over Again: Elements of Evidence-Based Practice “Baked Into” the 12 Steps

12/6/2021 - 12/6/2021
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Live Webinar; Sponsored by TPN, Cost: free; 1.5 CE hours in Diagnosis, Live Webinar

Despite decades of controversy, Twelve-Step Facilitation was finally added to the (now-defunct) NREPP catalog of Evidence-Based Practices in 2008. However, many clinicians are still ambivalent about using it in treatment. A deeper examination of the Steps reveals numerous components of other evidence based practices, including Motivational Interviewing, CBT/DBT, contingency management and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy. Furthermore, a slightly different emphasis in the reading of the Steps can lead to greater acceptance and less resistance on the part of patients.

 Mike Bricker MS, CADC-II, NCAC-2, LPC, the speaker, is a consultant on “dual recovery” from substance use and mental disorders through the STEMSS Institute

Approved for 1.5 CE clock hours in Diagnosis; no NBCC credits are available  for this program.

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