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Integrative Behavioral Health Counseling in Addictions

2.0 CEs

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to:

  • Identify their role as counselors in a healthcare home
  • Distinguish the differences between complementary, alternative, and integrative healthcare
  • Identify the three main categories of complementary approaches discussed by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH).
  • Recognize the elements of emerging, promising, and evidenced-based behavioral health care.
  • Identify that, under federal law, requirements specific to the provision of medication-assisted treatment.
  • Label the components of the Comprehensive Opioid Addiction Treatment (COAT) program developed at West Virginia University.
  • Identify methods to provide access to programs like COAT in rural areas. 
  • Match the type of behavioral therapies shown to be effective by NIDA in addressing substance use disorders with their respective theoretical approach and techniques

Instructor: Margaret Glenn, EdD, CRC

Dr. Glenn is a professor of clinical rehabilitation and mental health counseling at West Virginia University. She has forty years of experience in providing counseling, education, training, programming, communications campaigns, and technical assistance in the area of prevention and treatment of substance use disorders and recovery. Dr. Glenn received her doctorate in counseling from George Washington University.

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