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Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment

Training period:

12 months; it can be modified as required

Training contents:

The Psychiatric Center at Songde branch is the key psychiatry medical and research center of Northern Taiwan, connecting all the community psychiatric care units in a network and providing various psychiatric therapies and training, such as general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry,geriatric psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, alcohol and drug addiction, etc.
  • Clinical training course:
    >The concept and recent development in addictionscience.
    >Alcohol detoxification and treatment of alcohol dependence. >Evaluation and management of individuals with illicit drug buse.
    >Contingency management for the rehabilitation program in criminal-justice system.
    >Inpatient and outpatient clinical training, including pharmacotherapy, withdrawal management and abstinence maintenance program.
    >Opioid substitution treatment program, including the use of methadone and buprenorphin.
    >Special treatment modality including individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, family therapy, motivational enhancement, and relapse prevention.
  • Field visit of the related facilities or organizations
  • Research Projects
  • Regular academic activities: Journal reading, case conference, and workshops.


Regular academic activities

individual psychotherapy