Best Care Practices
To Empower Female Overcomers of Exploitation and/or Substance Use
Developed by Danielle Freitag, LADC, survivor-leader, with contributions from Stacey Tweedt, LADC, Adult Mental Health Social Worker
This in-depth manual is designed for licensed and/or trained staff of safe homes, in-patient and out-patient treatment centers, LADC’s, counselors, advocates and/or teams who provide services for women 18+ to address problematic substance use and/or exploitation. This manual is a tool and a resource designed to equip you to effectively empower and promote healthy behavior change within those you have the privilege of serving. Best Care Exercises promote on-going restoration – Body, Spirit and Soul.
Utilizing evidence-based practices, different strategies are out-lined for promoting positive behavior change. Strategies include motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based relapse prevention, stages of change strategies and more.
- Best Therapeutic Practices
- Motivational Interviewing
- Appropriate Motivational Strategies
- Best Care Exercises
- Journaling with 52 journal prompts
- What I Want/What I Don’t Want
- Cognitive Rehearsal Skills + 5 Sets of 12 Scripture Affirmations
- Values of Priority
- Spoken Healing Words
- 14 Self-Esteem Tips
- Spiritual House
- Goal Setting
*Updated Cover + BCP Exercises 2020
*If you would like to provide an in-person, in-depth consultation training from the author, Danielle Freitag, please complete the 'Speaker Request' form found on the Contact Page.