Techniques and Steps for Substance Use Treatment (Lecture-Style Seminar) (Self-Study)



You likely know pattern of use, evolution of use, but how do we use such valuable information to enhance treatment outcome for our clients? You are likely familiar with gateway drug, escalating factors, or sobriety promoting factors, but how do we truly implement all this and help our clients stop their vicious cycle? If you have clients who have been struggling for so long and whom you’d like to help find a solution their trap, please join us for this workshop.

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Learn and Earn 1 CE credits!

What will you learn from this lecture-based seminar?

  1. Learn what it truly takes to manage cravings and learn how to help your clients put that into practice
  2. Master how to use Consequences of Use in a way that will help move your clients along the stages of change
  3. Master how to make use of Explanatory Model of Use and Working Solution Model and learn how to implement them in the most efficient way for the benefits of your clients.

This workshop is part of a series on Substance Use Disorders, which in turn are part of a weekly lecture series. It comes with 1 CEUs for any psychologist, social worker, licensed mental health counselor, or CASACS who is licensed in NY.

It’s also open for all other health professionals of all levels or field, throughout the United States and abroad. Thank you for registering now to join us.

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Who is this for?

This course is for any clinician invested in learning new or honing existing skills to be able to use in dynamic ways to support their patients and clients and to end suffering.


This course is eligible for 1 CEU for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASACs), and Psychologists in New York State

For more information about CEU approval, please click here.

Format: Self-Study Online Seminar

Here's what attendees have been saying about SWEET seminars:

"Karen gave so much information about how to go deeper when evaluating client's for substance use." - Shellie, LMSW

"I learned the thoroughness and realistic approach to treating people with substance abuse. The Instructor did a great job at addressing the gray areas in treatment. " - Lawanda, LPC-IT

"I loved the practical examples and suggestions about language to use given certain scenarios." - Sheila, LCSW-R

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You can also select our Self-Study Webinar Plan for Unlimited Self-Study Courses!

Your Facilitator and Co-Facilitator

Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW
Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW

Mardoche Sidor, MD, is a Harvard-trained Quadruple Board Certified Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, School of Physicians and Surgeons, trained in and taught all major psychotherapeutic modalities, including and not limited to CBT, DBT, Family Systems, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. He is also the author of 11 books including Journey to Empowerment, Discovering Your Worth, The Power of Faith. and, The Art of Living. Dr. Sidor has worked both as a primary care physician and Medical Director in three different settings, including a Chief Medical Officer of the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES). He is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute. His 11th book, entitled, NLP for Clinicians is now available to the public.

Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW, is a Columbia-trained Social Worker with wide clinical, teaching, and supervision experience. She also has a background in management, mentorship, and leadership that spans more than 20 years. Her added passion is in advocacy and coaching. She has previously held Executive level positions, and two other directorships in different organizations. She is currently Adjunct Faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work and Adelphi University School of Social Work. She also maintains a private practice, provides supervision, and clinical and management training. She is also a personal and executive-level coach. She is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute.

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