Mental health and addiction intervention is a growing field, but it is essential to have the skills and tools to effectively conduct an intervention without causing harm to the identified patient or the family. Interventionists do not provide assessment or counseling, they work with the family to try to help motivate an individual to seek out counseling. It is highly recommended that you mentor under a certified interventionist in addition to taking the academic training.
This course provides at minimum, the following training:
2 Hours What is Intervention?
6 Hours Addiction Specific Training
15 Hours in Detoxification and Medical Emergencies
3 Hours in Screening
5 Hours in Pharmacology
3 Hours in Sex Addiction
3 Hours in Gambling Addiction
10 Hours in Pre-Intervention and Intervention Models and Skills