Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Relapse Prevention (RP) Strategies Training
LA County Department of Public Health, Substance Abuse Prevention and Control (SAPC)
UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs
Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center
The purpose of this skill-building review training is to provide participants with an overview of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and relapse prevention (RP) strategies and resources to encourage the use of these interventions in daily clinical practice. Topics include key principles of classical and operant conditioning and modeling; functional analysis and the five “W’s” of a client’s drug use; triggers and craving; drug-refusing skills; the clinician’s role in CBT; and strategies to schedule and construct a 24-hour behavioral plan.
Who Should Attend:
This six-hour training is free and is open to staff who are interested in providing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Relapse Prevention, including:
- LMFTs and LCSWs
- Registered Nurses
- Certified Substance Use Disorder Treatment Counselors
- Other Behavioral Health Specialists/Clinicians
- Clinical Supervisors/Clinical Trainers are encouraged to attend, as well, in preparation for future Training of Trainer sessions.
At the conclusion of the daylong training, participants will be able to:
- Discuss key principles of classical and operant conditioning, social learning theory, and behavioral modeling.
- Describe how these key principles form the foundation of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and relapse prevention (RP).
- Define drug refusal skills, abstinence violation syndrome, and cognitive reframing and discuss how to incorporate these critical elements into individual and group CBT sessions.
- Define the 5 W’s of a client’s drug use and demonstrate how to conduct a relapse analysis.
Andrew Kurtz, MA, MFT, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs
Albert Hasson, MSW, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs
Grant Hovik, MA, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs
The training course meets the qualifications for the provision of six (6) continuing education credits/contact hours (CEs/CEHs). UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. UCLA ISAP maintains responsibility for this program and its content. UCLA ISAP is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs (Provider #64812). UCLA ISAP maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. UCLA ISAP is also an approved provider of continuing education for RADTs I/II, CADCs-CASs, CADCs I/II, CADCs-CSs, and LAADCs (CCAPP, #2N-00-445-1117), CATCs (ACCBC/CAADE, #CP 20 872 C 0819), and CAODCs (CADTP, #151). Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #15455, for six (6) contact hours.
CE credit will be awarded at the conclusion of the face-to-face training. Partial credit will not be available for those participants who arrive late or leave early. CE credits are not available for the online pre-requisite for the training.
Contact Jessica Sinks by phone (310) 267-5399 or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions, special needs, or need additional information to register for this training.
Instructions for Filing a Grievance Concerning UCLA ISAP’s Continuing Education Program:
Please contact Dr. Thomas E. Freese, CE Program Administrator, in writing (UCLA ISAP, 11075 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025) or by phone (310-267-5397).