Levy Family: Sessions 1-7

• View the media, Levy Family: Sessions 1-7, and consider the psychotherapeutic approaches being used. (Attached separately)

The Assignment
In a 2- to 3-page paper, address the following: PAPER MUST INCLUDE INTRODUCTION WITH PURPOSE OF PAPER STATEMENT, BODY, SUMMARY, REFERENCES

• Identify the psychotherapeutic approach that the group facilitator is using and explain why she might be using this approach.

• Determine whether or not you would use the same psychotherapeutic approach if you were the counselor facilitating this group and justify your decision.

• Identify an alternative approach to group therapy for addiction and explain why it is an appropriate option.

• Support your position with evidence-based literature.

Psychotherapy.net (Producer). (2015). Group therapy for addictions: An interpersonal relapse prevention approach [Video file]. Mill Valley, CA: Author.
https://ezp.waldenulibrary.org/login?url=http://www.psychotherapy.net/stream/waldenu/video?vid=328

Laureate Education (Producer). (2013d). Levy family: Sessions 1-7 [Video file]. Baltimore, MD; Author.

Wheeler, K. (Ed.). (2014). Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse: A how-to guide for evidence-based practice. New York, NY: Springer.
• Chapter 16, “Psychotherapeutic Approaches for Addictions and Related Disorders” (pp. 565–596)

Yalom, I. D., & Leszcz, M. (2005). The theory and practice of group psychotherapy (5th ed.). New York, NY: Basic Books.
• Chapter 13, “Problem Group Members” (pp. 391–427)

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Gamble, J., & O’ Lawrence, H. (2016). An overview of the efficacy of the 12-step group therapy for substance abuse treatment. Journal of Health & Human Services Administration, 39(1), 142–160. Retrieved from http://jhhsa.spaef.org/

Kim, J. W., Choi, Y. S., Shin, K. C., Kim, O. H., Lee, D. Y., Jung, M. H., … Choi, I. (2012). The effectiveness of continuing group psychotherapy for outpatients with alcohol dependence: 77-month outcomes. Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, 36(4), 686–692. doi:10.1111/j.1530-0277.2011.01643.x

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