CTN Webinar: Concepts of CBT and Strengths-Based Approaches to Addiction and Mental Health Research and Treatment and a Mindfulness Approach to Substance Abuse Disorders.

Presented by Albert Hasson, MSW and Suzette Glasner-Edwards, PhD (both from University of California, Los Angeles, PR Node).

Produced by the NIDA Clinical Trials Network's Clinical Coordinating Center, October 14, 2015.

In the CTN, investigators and research staff engage in the conduct of studies and treatment for patients dealing with substance use and mental health disorders. There are a number of interventions and approaches used for relapse prevention and recovery, including coaching and counseling for lifestyle and behavioral modifications. This one-hour webinar, presented by Suzette Glasner-Edwards, PhD, and Albert Hasson, MSW, discussed CBT and strengths-based approaches as interventions to prevent relapse and sustain recovery in treatment and research settings.

Learning objectives included:

  • Provide a brief introduction and overview of CBT as it is utilized in substance use and mental health disorders.
  • Introduce the Dysfunctional Thought Record and discuss how this can be utilized with substance use and mental health disorders.
  • Describe the use of structure in CBT.
  • Outline a CBT session.

This webinar is aimed at all interested investigators, clinicians, statisticians, and other research staff. (Webinar, Video, PDF, English, 2015)

Keywords: Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) | Training | Clinical Coordinating Center webinar

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