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For physicians who need CME – a CME Certificate will be emailed to you within 2-3 weeks of the close of the evaluation survey

Online Course Evaluation – How it works:

  1. Scroll down to Lesson 1 in Course Content and click on Course Evaluation
  2. After you complete and submit the evaluation, return here and click the Mark Complete button. You will be able to download and print your certificate.
  3. The evaluation will remain open one month from the date of the course and must be completed within that time to receive continuing medical education or contact hours.


The Invitation to Change Approach is a practical, compassionate and skills-oriented program developed for people wanting to help loved ones struggling with substance use. It blends evidence-based principles and practices from Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT), Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Instead of the traditional message to families of “detachment”, this approach emphasizes the idea that people can take care of themselves while simultaneously staying engaged and practicing active strategies to help their struggling loved one. Professionals attending will gain a thorough understanding of the behavioral motivations behind substance use, how to employ motivational strategies that improve communication and promote change, and learn to share this information with the family members and loved ones of people who use substances. Training is accomplished through didactic learning and experiential exercises.