This online program is worth 2.0 hours CPD.
|Manual - A Harm-Reduction Approach to Addictions (1.9 MB)||20 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Andrew Tatarsky, PhD, is developer of IHRP and author of Harm Reduction Psychotherapy: A New Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Problems. He’s founder and director of the Center for Optimal Living, a treatment and professional training center based on IHRP.
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1. Assess how addictive behaviour reflects the interplay of biology, meaning, habit, and social context, and the implications for treatment.
2. Explain why the harm-reduction stance of “meeting people where they are” is essential to effective treatment.
3. Describe seven therapeutic tasks combining relational, CBT, and mindfulness interventions to help people change addictive behaviours.
4. Use strategies to address risky behaviours in session, including Urge Surfing, Unwrapping the Urge, Microanalysis, Embracing Ambivalence, Decisional Balance, and the Ideal Use Plan.
Harm Reduction Principles
Challenges & Diversity of People with Risky & Addictive Behaviour
Integrative Harm Reduction Psychotherapy
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