Module 1
Motivational Engagement

Module 2
Cognitive
Restructuring

Module 3
Emotion
Regulation

Module 4
Social
Skills

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Social
Skills

100

Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Substance Abuse

CBI-SA

100

Tool used to see your thoughts, feelings, actions and consequences of a situation.

Behavior Chain

100

Examples: happy, sad, angry, irritated, upset, nervous, controlled, entitled, frustrated.....

Feelings

100

Skill Steps: Get curious about the other person.  Focus on what is positive they are saying.  Stay open-minded.  Check in to see if you understand the message.

Effective Communication

100

Skills Steps: Decide if the situation is risky for you.  Think about different ways to say "NO".  Choose the best way to say "NO" in the situation and do it.  If appropriate, suggest other things to do that are not risky.

Deciding to say "NO"

200

Tool used to weigh the pros and cons to help you face a difficult choice.

Decisional Balance

200

Events that occurred in your life; you may have no control over this.

Life History

200

Paying attention to your emotions.

Identifying our emotions.

Managing our emotions.

Emotion Regulation

200

Skill Steps: Decide if you are in a risky situation.  Decide how you could best manage the situation.  Tell the other people what you decided.  Suggest another activity that is not risky for you.

Dealing with Peer Pressure

200

Skill Steps: Tune in to your body's physical sensations.  Identify the situation that seemed to be connected.  Identify the emotion that you are feeling.

Recognizing Your Feelings

300

These are normal, common, time-limited and a sign of change.

Cravings

300

The way you live and the things you do; these can be changed.

Lifestyle Factors

300

Paced Breathing, Counting Backwards, Pleasant Imagery/Visualization, Relaxation, Self-Talk, Taking a Break

Self-Control Strategies

300

Skill Steps: Choose a time and place where everyone is calm.  Ask the person's permission to have a conversation.  If the person agrees, objectively describe the situation and then state your own thoughts and feelings.  Make your request.  Thank the person. 

Communicating Your Needs

300

Skill Steps: Think about different people or places you could find support avoiding substance abuse.  Think about the different ways to connect with those individuals or groups.  Contact the person or group and ask for support in making positive changes.

Finding Support

400

Objective, brief, factual, something a camera would see.

Situation

400

These challenge your negative thoughts.

Replacement Thoughts

400

Distraction, Urge Surfing, Self-Talk, Support Person

Strategies for Dealing with Urges

400

Skill Steps: Pay attention to the person's words and body language.  Identify the most likely emotion being communicated to you.  Calmly check in to see if you are correct.  Ask an open question to get more information.

Understanding the Feelings of Others

400

Skill Steps: Decide if you feel rejected or have failed at something.  Think about different ways to manage how you feel.  Pick the best way and do it.  Think about how to avoid feeling rejected or failing again.

Dealing with Rejection and Failure

500

A principle or quality that is valuable or desirable.  Examples: safety, security, health, trustworthiness.

Values

500

Act out or perform the part of a person or character, for example as a technique in training or psychotherapy.

Role-Play

500

Examples: hot cheeks, racing heart, clenched jaw, wringing your hands, tapping, pacing, crying, leg jumping.....

Body Language & Physical Sensations

500

Skill Steps: Think about how you feel about the person's behavior.  Describe the behavior to the person, saying, "When you do.....", Describe your feelings and how the person's behavior affects you, saying, "then I feel/think.....", State what you would like to happen in the future.

Assertive Communication

500

Skill Steps: Remind yourself to stay calm and listen with an open mind.  Think about why the person is criticizing you.  Think about ways to address the criticism that will keep the conversation calm.  Choose the best option and do it.

Responding to Criticism

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