How to Implement Cognitive-Behavioral Self-Management Intervention: From Substance Abuse Relapse Prevention for Older Adults--A Group Treatment Approach

About the Course:

III. How to Implement Cognitive-Behavioral Self-Management Intervention (CB/SM): From Substance Abuse Relapse Prevention for Older Adults—A Group Treatment Approach covers staffing recommendations and roles, general planning for treatment sessions, how to administer the Substance Abuse Profile for the Elderly (SAPE) to a client before the sessions begin, how to develop each client’s substance use behavior chain from SAPE results, and how to conduct group sessions. Information on continuing care and followup is also given.

Course materials are from Section III, found on pages 19-32 of pdf document (pages 25-38 if using Adobe toolbar page finder.) Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from:



Publication Date:

2005, Reprinted 2009


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about implementing cognitive-behavioral and self-management interventions, especially for substance abuse relapse prevention amongst older adults. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the modular structure of cognitive-behavioral self-management intervention (CB/SM).

  2. Describe the counselor’s role in CB/SM.

  3. Identify the general session planning for CB/SM.

  4. Understand how to start treatment and conduct CB/SM group sessions.

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Course Number: 101793
Credit Hours: 2cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $13.94
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