Therapist summary sheet
Detailed intervention

Therapist summary sheet

Aims

  • Learn and practise speed refusal skills.
  • Identify potential high-risk situations that may occur in the future.
  • Develop a specific relapse prevention/relapse management plan for anticipated high-risk situations.
  • Encourage use of relapse prevention/relapse management plan to prevent use of speed.
  • Learn how to deal with a lapse.

Materials needed for session 4

Key elements of session 4

Phase 1: Session introduction

  • review week
  • review homework tasks
  • set agenda

Phase 2: Speed refusal skills

Use the following strategies: Top of page

Phase 3: Relapse prevention

Use the following strategies:
  • Identify high-risk situations by –
  • Prepare for high-risk situations by –
  • Regulate consequences by –
  • Devise a relapse prevention plan by –
    • discussing a written relapse prevention plan
    • discussing when and where to use the plan
    • discussing need to monitor early warning signs
    • discussing refining and updating the plan as necessary

Phase 4: Session termination

  • Terminate session, including:
    • reconfirm important motivating factors from session 1
    • elicit self-motivational statements
    • summarise commitments and changes so far
    • affirm and reinforce changes so far
    • explore potential additional areas of change raised previously
    • support self-efficacy to change
    • deal with any special problems (including referral)

Detailed intervention

Phase 1: Session introduction
Phase 2: Speed refusal skills
Phase 3: Relapse prevention
Phase 4: Session termination