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- emphasises group process and interaction (discussion, role plays)
- uses a bio-psychosocial approach to strengthening neglected areas of an addict's life
- allows clients to enter the program at any point in the cycle of sessions
- features session-specific guidance and strategies for clinicians
- teaches clients to use relaxation and visualization techniques
- associated with a successful outcome study
12 Core Client Sessions
Use the 12 principal Living in Balance sessions to build the foundation for your treatment program. These sessions provide basic information about addiction and recovery, which clients explore using session-specific reproducible worksheets. The 12 core session topics are:
Session 1 Definitions, Terms, and Self-Diagnosis
Session 2 Drug Education
Session 3 What Are Triggers?
Session 4 Planning for Sobriety
Session 5 Alcohol and Tobacco
Session 6 Spirituality
Session 7 Sex, Drugs, and Alcohol
Session 8 Stress
Session 9 Skills for Stress
Session 10 Negative Emotions
Session 11 Anger and Communication
Session 12 Relapse Prevention
In addition to the 12 core sessions there are 21 additional sessions that give you the greatest opportunity to customize your Living in Balance curriculum.
Session 13: Introduction to Self-Help Groups
Session 14: The Twelve Steps
Session 15: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Session 16: Focus on AIDS
Session 17: Nutrition and Exercise
Session 18: Physical Wellness
Session 19: Problem Solving
Session 20: Attitudes and Beliefs
Session 21: Human Needs and Social Relationships
Session 22: Family Matters
Session 23: You and Your Parents
Session 24: Child Development and Parenting Skills
Session 25: Educational and Vocational Goals
Session 26: Money Management
Session 27: Insurance and Consumer Credit
Session 28: Sexual Abuse
Session 29: Compulsive Sexual Behavior
Session 30: Addiction and Loss
Session 31: Grief: Responding to Loss
Session 32: Spirituality and Personality
Session 33: Relapse Prevention, Part Two
You can group sessions for specific issues (e.g., sexual abuse or grief and loss), specific client populations (e.g., clients at high risk for sexually transmitted diseases), or unique treatment tracks (e.g., spirituality and self-help).
Hazelden offers training on all of our evidence-based programmes to ensure that you achieve the outcomes you expect.
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services