Helping People Change: How The ASAM Criteria Can Help
Helping people change involves skills in developing and maintaining a good therapeutic alliance with clients. This presentation will highlight how to build a therapeutic alliance using the assessment dimensions of The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Criteria. It will explain how to use a flexible seamless continuum of care to apply motivational enhancement strategies to attract and keep people in recovery.
Participants will be able to
- Review what a therapeutic alliance involves in helping people change.
- Identify how to quickly agree on the treatment contract that drives assessment.
- Apply The ASAM Criteria to match services to what he or she wants and their stages of change.