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Addiction Counseling Review Preparing for Comprehensive, Certification, and Licensing Examinations
     

Addiction Counseling Review Preparing for Comprehensive, Certification, and Licensing Examinations

by Robert Holman Coombs
 

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ISBN-10: 0805843116

ISBN-13: 9780805843118

Pub. Date: 10/26/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Coombs (biobehaviorial sciences, UCLA School of Medicine) presents a resource intended for aspiring alcohol or other drug counselors who must pass final degree programs, certification, and licensing examinations. Twenty-six contributed chapters discuss the basics of addiction, drug abuse over the lifespan and in various populations, common client problems (tobacco use

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Coombs (biobehaviorial sciences, UCLA School of Medicine) presents a resource intended for aspiring alcohol or other drug counselors who must pass final degree programs, certification, and licensing examinations. Twenty-six contributed chapters discuss the basics of addiction, drug abuse over the lifespan and in various populations, common client problems (tobacco use, drinking, HIV) counseling theories and skills; treatment resources; and career issues. Each chapter includes true/false, multiple choice, and discussion questions, as well as a glossary, references, and suggestions for further reading. Answers are appended. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805843118
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/26/2004
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Part I: Addiction Basics. H.J. Shaffer, M.J. Albanese, Addiction's Defining Characteristics. K.J. Franz, G.F. Koob, The Neurobiology of Addiction. C.M. Kuhn, W. Wilson, Types of Addictive Drugs. W.L. White, History of Drug Policy, Treatment, and Recovery. Part II: Individuals, Families, and Drugs. R.J. Pandina, V.L. Johnson, Lifespan Development and Drugs. R.R. Vega, D.E. Cortés, Diverse Drug Abusing Populations. L.F. Field, L. Seligman, Psychopathology. A.W. Lawson, G.W. Lawson, Families and Drugs. Part III: Common Client Problems. S.Y. Sussman, C.A. Patten, B. Order-Connors, Tobacco Use. C. Barrick, K.S. Walitzer, Problem Drinking. D.E. Mercer, R.F. Forman, Illicit Drug Use and Prescription Drug Abuse. M.I. Pohl, HIV/AIDS. J.P. Schneider, Coexisting Disorders. Part IV: Counseling Theories and Skills. W.A. Howatt, Classical Counseling Models. W.A. Howatt, Cognitive-Behavioral Models. J.A. Lewis, Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning. H.A. Siegal, Case Management. J.T. Mitchell, Crisis Management. Part V: Treatment Resources. R.H. Coombs, W.A. Howatt, K. Coombs, Addiction Recovery Tools. Y-I. Hser, M.D. Anglin, Drug Treatment and Aftercare Programs. K.L. Kumpfer, R. Alvardao, P. Smith, Drug Abuse Prevention: Tools and Programs. P. Denning, Harm Reduction Tools and Programs. Part VI: Career Issues. R.M. Popovits, Disclosure Dilemmas: Legal Compliance for Counselors. W.L. White, Professional Ethics. M.J. Taleff, Professional Development. J.P. Henderson, Professional Examinations in Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counseling. Appendix: Answer Key.

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