Substance Misuse

A Home Within At Home Series

Substance Misuse Among Foster Youth: Incorporating Readiness For Change To Elicit And Increase Engagement

Lisa Carlson, LMFT

2 CE Credits

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1. Approximately how many youth in 2016-2017 had parental alcohol and substance use listed as a contribution to removal from the home?

2. True or False: There is abundant research on foster youth and substance use and abuse.

3. Which is NOT a step in the Transtheoretical Model?

4. The preparation phase is when the person:

5. Which of the following is a possible sign of a red flag of readiness mismatch?

6. Which of the following is NOT a possible sign of readiness mismatch?

7. True or False: The idea of “helper” messaging can lead to avoidance as a therapist:

8. Where should you start?

9. Which of the following is appropriate to do during the earlier stages of treatment?

10. True or False: When working with foster youth, it is not important to be aware of the potential power differential between you and your client.

11. Motivational interviewing does NOT entail:

12. True or False: It is not okay to acknowledge potential benefits of a substance.

13. True or False: Addiction and substance use is typically a “helper” with a protective quality.

14. Which of the following is NOT a way in which substances can be protective?

15. True or False: It is a bad idea to use universal screening measures.