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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Substance Use Disorders

A presentation to Vancouver Coastal Health’s Psychology Residents.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the prevalence of Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) and describe rationale for psychological interventions with people affected by this disorder

  • Identify how language choices influence client care and outcomes

  • Describe theory and select interventions of Cognitive Behavior Therapy for SUDs

  • Refer to a list of resources for further information on psychosocial treatments for SUDs