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Overview of Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Substance Use Disorders (CLOSED)

Brief and flexible interventions, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), have an important role in addressing substance use disorders (SUDs). In this three-hour workshop, we will review basic components of CBT and discuss implementation strategies, such as how and when to leverage CBT and how to incorporate it into other evidence-based practices, including motivational interviewing (MI). In addition, we will discuss applications of CBT and MI in other disorders that are commonly comorbid with SUDs




  • Describe the CBT model
  • Identify CBT core elements for SUDs
  • Become familiar with opportunities to incorporating CBT into other evidence-based practices
  • Support and empower providers to implement CBT effectively in their clinical setting




  • March 4, 2024 from 12:00 PM–3:00 PM CT/1:00 PM–4:00 PM ET
  • March 7, 2024 from 12:00 PM–3:00 PM CT/1:00 PM–4:00 PM ET




Registrants who fully attend this training will be eligible to receive 3 continuing education (CE) hours certified by NAADAC. CE certificates will be sent via email to those who qualify within two week after the conclusion of the training.




Trainer, Michelle L. Drapkin, PhD, ABPP

Dr. Michelle Drapkin has been working in the area of behavior change for over 20 years. She is the Owner/Director of the CBT Center and previously held roles in industry (Johnson and Johnson), academia (University of Pennsylvania and Rutgers) and federal government (Department of Veteran Affairs). She has dedicated her professional career to using psychological research to help people. She is a board-certified Clinical Psychologist and sees patients in her private practice, consults with healthcare tech startups, and delivers trainings and workshops on communication/motivation and health and wellbeing at work and in life. She is the sole author of The Motivational Interviewing Path to Personal Change: The Essential Workbook for Creating the Life You Want from New Harbinger Publications



The Great Lakes A/MH/PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.

Starts: Mar. 4, 2024 12:00 pm
Ends: Mar. 7, 2024 3:00 pm
Registration Deadline
March 4, 2024
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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