Required Readings

 

Doweiko, H. E. (2019). Concepts of chemical dependency (10th ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage.

 

Chapter 31, “The Treatment of Substance Use Disorders” (pp. 434-436 / “The Treatment Plan”)

 

(For review) Prochaska, J. O., DiClemente, C. C., & Norcross, J. C. (1992). In search of how people change: Applications to addictive behaviors. American Psychologist, 47(9), 1102–1114 

 

Note: Retrieved from Walden Library databases.

 

Document: Instructions for Scholar Practitioner Project (SPP) Case Study (PDF)

 

Document: SPP Treatment Plan Template (Word document)

 

Required Media

 

Laureate Education (Producer). (2012b). Counseling session 1. [Multimedia file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu

 

(Previously viewed in Week 1) 

 

Document: “Counseling session 1” Transcript (PDF)

 

Laureate Education (Producer). (2012b). Counseling session 2. [Multimedia file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu

 

(Previously viewed in Week 4) 

 

Document: “Counseling session 2” Transcript (PDF)

 

An addiction treatment plan is a plan of action. It provides a map for clients receiving treatment services so that they will know where they are going, how they will get there, and how they will know when they have arrived at their final destination.

 

There are numerous addiction treatment plan formats, but they all should contain at a minimum these five elements: 1) long-term goals related to each problem or need; 2) short-term goals for each long-term goal; 3) objectives of how short-term goals will be achieved; 4) strategies or therapeutic interventions for meeting each objective; and 5) expected outcomes. The specific objectives should be conveyed in measurable, behavioral terms that state what the client will do to meet each short-term goal. Objectives should be broken down into a series of small, achievable steps that move incrementally toward a larger end goal.

 

In the Assignment for this week, you began to develop a 12-month addiction treatment plan for Marge. Select a section of the SPP Treatment Plan Template that you created for Marge and post it to the Discussion Board. Your instructor will place you into groups of three. In your group of three, you will work together to evaluate the section of each of your addiction treatment plans. You only will review your group’s treatment plans.

 

Post the selected section from your addiction treatment plan for Marge.

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