Everything you need to run an effective session with the Discovery Cards — for practitioners and educators at every level of knowledge, skill, and experience
Evidence-Based Model: Uses the Substance Use Model – Based on the eleven (11) Criteria for Substance Use Disorder from the Diagnostic Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM V-TR) from the American Psychiatric Association (APA).
TOPIC: Substance Use — What is it? Do I have a problem?
Substance use is on the rise globally. Learning the basics of "what it is" and "what it looks like in behavior" is fundamental to mental health and wellness. This card deck (and companion Facilitator Guide) will help you understand the nine (9) Substance Classes and eleven (11) Criteria for Substance Use Disorder. Increasing one's knowledge helps to prevent and protect individuals, families, friends, and our broader communities against the risks of substance use addiction.
The Group Kit includes six card decks and one Facilitator Guide – everything you need to run an effective session. Buy additional card decks to match your typical group size. Using behavior-based and color-categorized cards, group members will discover which of the eleven (11) criteria they meet for Substance Use Disorder. The Facilitator Guide provides group leaders with everything needed to run structured, action-oriented sessions, including activity worksheets, and coaching tips. Discovery Cards increase engagement, participation, self-discovery, and spark great discussions in group settings. Buy today, and improve your group experience and outcomes.
Group Kit includes:
Six Discovery Card Decks (one for each group member; buy additional decks to match your typical group size). Card decks include:
Category model definition cards
Activity cards with questions to explore
Sixty-three (63) playing cards
Width: 2.375 x Height: 3.625 inches x Depth: .75 inches