2018 Prevention, Intervention, Treatment, Recovery Catalog - 23
once and for all
A Marijuana Treatment Program for Youth and Adults
By Eva Hoch, PhD
Evidence-based and abstinence-oriented, CANDIS is an
effective, affordable tool for helping both youth and adult clients
overcome their dependence on cannabis.
Developed in Germany by Dr. Eva Hoch, an award-winning and internationally
renowned expert in the treatment of cannabis use disorder, CANDIS is the only
English language program of its kind available.
Using motivational enhancement therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and
contingency management, the program is comprised of 10 90-minute sessions,
which can be shortened to 50-minute sessions if needed. Three main objectives
for participants are to:
1. Realize they have a problem with cannabis
2. Accept therapy and participate in treatment
3. Obtain abstinence and gain relapse prevention skills
The CANDIS program begins with a client assessment and
continues with 10 sessions.
Research studies have proven the effectiveness of this evidence-based
program, and it is now available in the United States. Regardless of your setting
or program type, you will find this manualized program both effective and
3635 $595.00 Includes 175-page manual, CD-ROM with reproducible
client worksheets and fact sheets, and 20-minute video on
DVD that includes an overview on marijuana.
Implement these programs
with fidelity and ease
Training to ensure fidelity in implementing
CANDIS is available through Hazelden Publishing.
Visit hazelden.org/producttraining for more information.
Eva Hoch, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist with an international
reputation as a senior researcher in the field of substance use disorders, focusing on
cannabis use disorder. She is an award-winning lecturer, author, and member of various
scientific research associations.