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Counselors, coaches and sober companions help hundreds of thousands of people affected by Addictions and Mental Health issues each year. Learn about the current research and practical counseling tools to improve your skills and provide the best possible services. Counselor Toolbox targets counselors, coaches and companions, but can also provide useful counseling self-help tools for persons struggling with these issues and their loved ones. AllCEUs is an approved counseling continuing education provider for addiction and mental health counselors in most states. Counseling CEUs are available for each episode.
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169 -Cognitive Behavioral Group Activities
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Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC
Executive Director: AllCEUs Counseling CEUs and Specialty Certificates
Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox, Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery
~ Explore ways to teach Cognitive behavioral interventions in group
~ Changing thoughts (cognitions) has a direct impact on physiological response (urges and behaviors)
~ Changing behaviors has a direct response on thoughts and emotional reactions
~ At its core CBT has the principles of noticing, understanding and addressing thoughts feelings and behaviors
~ The process of identifying the antecedents (causes/triggers) and consequences (positive/negative) of behaviors
~ Environmental (including time & Date)
Problem Identification and Solving
~ Stop. Use self talk, distress tolerance and/or relaxation techniques to restrain impulsive actions
~ Identify the problem—Who, where, what, why
~ Develop alternative solutions
~ Explore the short and long term consequences/outcomes of solutions
~ Choose a response
~ Evaluate the outcome
~ When you experience a problem…
~ How can you remember to practice the pause?
~ What techniques can you use to get through the initial adrenaline rush?
~ Describe a time you get upset and effectively managed it.
~ Give an example of a time you got upset and did not effectively manage it.
~ What was the difference?
~ Practice identifying the problem
~ Who is involved –Think broadly
~ What happened – Explore objectively
~ When did it take place – In the chain of events
~ Where did it take place – Is there significance to this place
~ Why did it happen? Why did it bother you? – Explore broadly
~ Identify alternatives
~ Immediate response – Benefits and drawbacks
~ Alternate responses – Benefits and drawbacks
~ Choose and implement the response
~ Identify the problem/target behavior
~ Identify a new behavior to replace it
~ Identify rewards
~ Write a contract
~ Monitor behavior
~ Target Behaviors
~ Persistent worrying
~ Not getting out of bed
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