Harm Reduction Psychotherapy II
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Level: Graduate
Division: The New School for Social Research
Department: Psychology
Course Number: GIHR 0902
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
This graduate-level, non-credit professional certificate program is for licensed and license-eligible mental health and substance abuse practitioners and doctoral students seeking specialized training in integrative harm reduction theory and practice. This course builds on the information covered during the first semester of the certificate program and has an emphasis on the practical and clinical applications of integrative harm reduction psychotherapy. Specific topics include assessment and engagement skills, mindfulness-based interventions, goal-setting and treatment planning, motivation enhancement, moderation strategies, group therapy, working with trauma, psychopharmacology, working with adolescents and families, and increasing cultural competence. There will be opportunity for case presentations, role-playing, and supervision of clinical cases by the instructors. Those who complete the courses will be eligible for NY State OASAS-approved continuing education credits for CASACs.
Course Open to: Majors Only


Open to Graduate students.