Using Intrapsychic Humanism in Older Adult Substance Abuse Treatment

Intrapsychic Humanism treatment principles provide a theoretical and practice framework which effectively expands upon and adds to current evidence-based treatment principles of: treating the older adult client with respect and dignity; providing a highly individualized, flexible and holistic treatment approach; and recognizing the significance of the client’s current and life-long losses in the treatment of substance abuse. This seminar will explore and discuss specialized treatment needs of older adults with substance abuse problems, as well as effective principles of treatment. We will work together on case examples, and we urge participants to bring their own questions to the seminar.