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Steps to receive a Continuing Education Certificate for this Course

Step #1 FREE Preview of Questions & FREE Course Content! Click underlined Section 1 below to read Section 1. Question 1 is located at the end of Section 1. Then, click on the Answer Booklet link found at the end of Section 1 to answer question 1. Read Section 2. Answer question 2 in the Answer Booklet for this course and so on.

Step #2 - FREE Unlimited Scoring! After completing and scoring the Answer Booklet a Certificate granting 10 continuing education credits for this Course is issued to you on-line or sent to you via US Mail. The Answer Booklet gives you FREE scoring and anonymous unlimited trials. (Click here if you wish to get a printable format of this page.) Coordinating Instructor: Tracy Appleton, LCSW, MEd

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Best Practice YouTube PowerPoint below...
A few of the "BestPractices" from our courses have been made into YouTube PowerPoints. Track 9 below entitled, "Guidelines for Parents to Stop Enabling and Disengage " contains practical specific tools, tips, and techinques.
Please share link below with therapists, clients,
and others interested in this topic.
Addiction: Treating the Addicted Tean Client

Outline of Topics - Transcript of Compact Discs
*New content on Addiction/Substance Abuse
Section 1 & Question 1
--Track #1 - Helping Parents Understand Four Reasons 'Why'
Section 2 & Question 2
--Track #2 - Tools for Overcoming Four Phases of the 'Feeling Disease'
Section 3 & Question 3
--Track #3 - Seven Key Differences of Teen Addiction vs. Adult Addiction
Section 4 & Question 4
--Track #4 - Using 'Choices and Consequences' to Assess Levels of Abuse
Section 5 & Question 5
--Track #5 - How to Guide Your Client through Four Tasks of Adolescence
Section 6 & Question 6
--Track #6 - Teaching 5 Effective Steps to Anger Deflection
Section 7 & Question 7
--Track #7 - Tools for Dealing with the Provoker, the Rescuer & the Victim
Section 8 & Question 8
--Track #8 - Four Steps for Parents to Get Support
Section 9 & Question 9
--Track #9 - Addictions... Guidelines for Parents to Stop Enabling and Disengage

Section 10 & Question 10
--Track #10 - The Four C's of Confrontation in an Intervention
Section 11 & Question 11
--Track #11 - Teaching Your Client 3 Key Confrontation Skills
Section 12 & Question 12
--Track #12 - How to Effectively Prepare for an Intervention
Section 13 & Question 13
--Track #13 - Methods for Successful Reintegration into the Family
Section 14 & Question 14
--Track #14 - 3 Ways to Create a Supportive Household
Course Manual of Articles

& Personal Reflection Exercises

Section 15 & Question 15
--Treatment for Adolescent Chemical Dependency

Section 16 & Question 16
--Substance Abuse Prevention & Intervention: The Counselor's Role with Teens
Section 17 & Question 17
--Are Refusal & Resistance Skills Programs for Children & Adolescents Effective?
Section 18 & Question 18
--Withdrawal & Dependency Symptoms Among Adolescents
Section 19 & Question 19

--Substance Abuse Prevalence & Prevention among Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Questioning Adolescents
Section 20 & Question 20
--The Complexity of Substance Abuse & the Challenge of Counseling Adolescents
Section 21 & Question 21
--Substance Abuse in Schools
Section 22 & Question 22
--Preventing Substance Abuse Among Elementary School-Aged Children
Section 23 & Question 23
--The Need for Improved Assessment of Adolescent Substance Involvement
Section 24 & Question 24
--After-School Counseling for High-Risk Middle School Students
Section 25 & Question 25
--Substance Abuse Intervention with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Questioning Adolescents
Section 26 & Question 26
--Self-Guided Change for Substance-Abusing Delinquent Adolescents

*New content on Addiction/Substance Abuse
Section 27
--Therapy Manuals for Drug Addiction

Section 28
Selected Readings Bibliography/Authors/Instructors
Section 29
--Therapy Techniques Described on the CD – Appendix

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Instructor’s Name & Credentials: Tracy Catherine Appleton, LCSW, MEd, CE Program Administrator, Course Development Coordinator, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Masters Degree in Education. Ms. Appleton has had experience in developing, providing, and presenting adult education programs since 1979. Expertise in program content: Experience as an Outpatient Therapist and Private Practice.

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