NIDA Clinical Toolbox: Online Resources for Drug Abuse Counselors

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NIDA Clinical Toolbox: Online Resources for Drug Abuse Counselors

Description

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Toolbox: Online Resources for Drug Abuse Counselors is designed to provide practicing substance abuse counselors with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully implement cognitive behavioral therapy strategies and techniques in their clinical practice.

Some of the tools included are:

  • Problem Solving: Provides a basic strategy that can be applied to a range of problems related to substance abuse, as well as the variety of problems that will invariably arise after patients leave treatment.
  • Risk Reduction: Helps clients assess their level of risk for HIV infection and identify potential barriers that might prohibit change and set goal.
  • Case Management: Review and apply problem skills to problems that present a barrier to treatment.

Developer:

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Funding Sources:

National Institutes of Health

History

Original Summary: September 2011
Last Updated: 10/26/11

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