This one day course is similar to the half day but includes more exercises and discussion. It will review crystal meth in the MSM community, describe routes of administration, reasons why MSM use it, treatment options, and barriers to treatment.
Motivational interviewing is a therapeutic model for evoking and enhancing people's intrinsic motivation to change unhealthful behaviors that are inconsistent with their values and goals. In this workshop, participants will learn the techniques of motivational interviewing and how to apply them in their clinical work, particularly in the context of substance abuse treatment.
This course will review the Ethics Code for OASAS Counselors. Topics include: definitions and foundations of ethics, principles and problem areas, professional responsibility and counselor considerations. Confidentiality will also be reviewed. There will be case studies, discussion, and information on technology and ethics.