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- Students who have fallen behind in understanding counseling strategies used in mental health, substance abuse and rehabilitation scenarios
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
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- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about mental health, substance abuse and rehabilitation counseling
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
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How it works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the mental health, substance abuse and rehabilitation counseling chapter exam.
Why it works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
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Students will review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a mental health, substance abuse and rehabilitation counseling unit of a standard counseling course. Topics covered include:
- Mental health counseling techniques
- Alcohol abuse issues
- Counseling for drug abuse and addictions
- Roles of rehabilitation counselors and their techniques
1. Mental Health Counseling: Definition & Techniques
This lesson explores areas dealing with patients, mental health settings, and preventative measures that counselors can take when doing mental health counseling.
2. Alcohol Abuse Problems: Rates, Effects & Treatment
This lesson examines alcohol use and abuse from various viewpoints, including biological, sociological, and the various theories on why alcoholism occurs. Treatment is also covered and what a counselor should be aware of when conducting detox.
3. Drug Abuse and Addictions Counseling
This lesson looks into current and fundamental knowledge of drug abuse and addiction counselors by exploring the terminology and typology of addiction and substances.
4. Rehabilitation Counseling: Definition & Techniques
This lesson is a walk through of the issues, ideas, and programs involved with rehabilitation counseling. Included is a step by step process of what it can look like and who is involved.
5. Antabuse: Therapy, Uses, Effect & Alternatives
In this lesson we will be looking at Antabuse, a drug prescribed to aid someone who suffers from alcoholism. We'll also look at how Antabuse is prescribed, its side effects, concurrent therapy, and alternatives. Then you can test yourself with a quiz.
6. Controlled Drinking: Strategies & Treatment
This lesson covers controlled drinking, which is an approach to moderating alcohol intake. We'll talk about some of the treatment strategies that drinkers might use to do this.
7. Clinical Psychologist vs. Psychiatrist
The terms therapist, psychologist, counselor, and psychiatrist often get jumbled, yet there are important distinctions between them. This lesson will highlight the similarities and differences between a clinical psychologist and a psychiatrist.
8. Evidence-Based Practice in Mental Health
With the numerous mental health treatments available to therapists and psychologists, it is important for clients to know that they are receiving quality treatment that has been proven to work based on scientific evidence. Learn the ins and outs of evidence-based practice in mental health in this lesson.
9. How to Manage Patient Delirium
In this lesson, we'll talk about the condition known as delirium. This is a state of mental disturbance that is caused by serious illness, infection, or withdrawal. We'll talk about how medical professionals manage patients who are delirious.
10. Coping Skills for Relapse Prevention
In this lesson, learn the importance of relapse prevention and how using healthy coping skills can help you stay on top of your recovery. We will also identify coping skills that could increase the healthiness of your recovery.
11. Dealing with Addiction
Addiction is a daily struggle for the people addicted and for their loved ones. This lesson introduces a few tips and ideas on how to deal with addiction for those living with addiction and for those loving someone living with addition.
12. Coping Skills for Substance Abuse
In this lesson, learn the criteria for substance abuse and how it can progress overtime. Afterwards, discover different coping skills that can be used to help recover from this debilitating illness.
13. How to Help Someone with Depression
Having friends and loved ones with depression is a struggle, because you want to help but don't know how. This lesson discusses ways to help your loved ones, and how not to.
14. How to Help Someone with PTSD
PTSD is a serious condition that may even lead to suicide. This is why it's important you understand some of the basics about helping someone with this condition.
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Other chapters within the Counseling 101: Help and Review course
- The History of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Help and Review
- The Professional Counselor: Help and Review
- The Counseling Process: Help and Review
- Theoretical Approaches in Counseling: Help and Review
- Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling: Help and Review
- Human Growth and Development in Counseling: Help and Review
- School Counseling: Help and Review
- Career Counseling: Help and Review
- Social and Cultural Elements of Counseling: Help and Review
- Marriage and Family Counseling: Help and Review
- Group Counseling: Help and Review