ABCs
Behavior Chains
Thinking errors
MISC
CBI
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 acronym ABC stand for 

Activating Event, Beliefs, Consequences

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Name a high risk situation

Various: invitation to bar, death, boss getting on my nerves, bored

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asking a question that does not need an answer

rhetorical question

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Values are

what you place worth in

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S.M.A.R.T goals are

Specific, Measurable, achievable, relevant and time based

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 meaning of activating event in ABC?

The event or situation as you saw or experienced it

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Positive thought

Various Answers: It is bad but could be worst, I will get through this, Sometimes people make mistakes.

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telling yourself or others that you are unable to do something which you really should be able to do

"I CAN'T"

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T/F

Everybody has the same high risk situations?

False: Everyone may go through the same situations but that doesnt  meant that they are high risk for all

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Importance of emergency plan

to be prepared when high risk situations arise

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Meaning of belief in ABC

What is Your thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes about the Activating Event?

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Two potential Negative consequences

Various answers: Dirty UA, New charge, violations, PO phone call, DWI, 

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thinking only bad things will happen

awfulizing

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Example of risky thought

Various answers

I can drink one beer, my PO wont find out, beer is legal, marijuana is natural

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Life History

Events that have happened in your life (no-control) that may have have influence substance use. 

divorce, poverty, sexual trauma, family violence

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Meaning of the consequence in ABC

What is the outcome including how you felt and acted.

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Two potential Positive consequence

Various answers: no violation, no new charges, positive UA, getting off probation early

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using profane, offensive words to express your anger at someone or something

loaded words

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Example of replacement thoughts

Various Answers:

If i drink one I will drink more and that will get me in trouble, 

it is illegal to drink on probation

i dont like it but I have to follow the rules.

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Lifestyle factors

The way you live and the things you do(can change)

spending time with ppl who abuse drugs

unstructured time

stressful home environment

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Specific example of activating event

Various answers:

Looking at a bottle of liquor in the store, boss yelling, friend invitation to party/bar

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Name all parts of behavior chain

Situation, thoughts, feeling, actions, (-) consequence,(+) consequence

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finding fault with other people or things

blaming

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Impact your irresponsible and criminal behavior has had on others

"The ripple effect"

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Decisional balance tool is

designed to assist clients in weighing the pros and cons of staying the same or changing the behavior

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