Course Overview

This course is a five (5) part series upon which each series is a building block toward preventing, avoiding and resolving resistance. One of the pivotal points of effective therapy is the successful management of resistance. Dr. Clifton Mitchell acknowledges that most behavioral health professionals have been trained in the theoretical approaches for resistance; however, the techniques covered in this particular series should be integrated with theoretical approaches and applied across the vast array of challenges that individuals may experience. Dr. Mitchell defines resistance and presents a model that empowers therapists in their objective of managing resistant individuals. This would be appropriate for NBCC, CMHP, QMHP.

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (0.0) MCBAP-S (0.0) Mi-CEC (0.0) Nursing (0.0)
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This course is only assignable via your agency.
This course is unavailable for direct enrollment, please contact the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan.

Topics Covered

Defining Therapeutic Resistance

The course expert will define resistance in the framework of providing therapeutic services for behavioral health clients. One major aspect covered in this course revolves around the behavioral health professional's own responsibility to the client and behavioral change. 

Understanding Clients to Overcome Resistance

This course provides evidence-based research and tactics on how to better understand the environment that the client comes from, as well as better understanding what influences clients most effectively. 

What People Are Saying

I enjoyed this module as we got to hear from providers and consumers regarding how programming differs from other supports/services. I have been working in this field for many years and this video was extremely helpful as a reminder to me.

- Tess G.