This brief course explores relapse prevention therapy (RPT), and the content addresses assessment and clinical interventions, including strategies and techniques used in RPT as well as case documentation that reflects the use of RPT. This course is part of a series of online continuing education courses focused on identifying the key concepts that characterize best practices in psychotherapy and related clinical interventions. To complete the course, participants read online content that incorporates two case vignettes; an interactive exercise; and short, web-based video clips. The online posttest must be passed with a score of 80% or better to print a certificate of completion.
This course introduces psychotherapists, at all levels of experience, to a deeper understanding of the strategies and techniques of relapse prevention therapy (RPT) and how to demonstrate its use in clinical documentation.
Upon completion of this course, readers will be able to do the following:
- Distinguish the methods of the relapse prevention therapy (RPT) model from unstructured efforts to prevent relapse.
- Identify intervention principles of RPT.
- Write clinical documentation that demonstrates proper use of RPT.