The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference / Edition 1

The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference / Edition 1

by Robert Holman Coombs, William A. Howatt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471432458

ISBN-13: 9780471432456

Pub. Date: 01/28/2005

Publisher: Wiley

The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference is a comprehensive compilation of information about the full spectrum of addictive disorders, their consequences, and treatment. This unique text includes detailed definitions and practical illustrations of addiction-related terminology, addictive disorders and behaviors, descriptions of treatment models and techniques, as

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The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference is a comprehensive compilation of information about the full spectrum of addictive disorders, their consequences, and treatment. This unique text includes detailed definitions and practical illustrations of addiction-related terminology, addictive disorders and behaviors, descriptions of treatment models and techniques, as well as lists of relevant websites, government resources, and treatment centers. Addiction professionals will find this information-packed guide to be an invaluable practice tool.

  • The most up-to-date resource of its kind
  • Contains detailed definitions, practical illustrations, relevant websites, government resources, and information about treatment centers
  • Written by a leading authority on addiction research, prevention, and treatment

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471432456
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
618,858
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

PART I: ABUSED SUBSTANCES AND THEIR EFFECTS.

Abused Drugs.

Control Schedules for Abused Drugs.

PART II: CONCEPTUAL TOOLS.

Definitions of Addiction.

Characteristics of Addiction.

Types of Addictive Disorders.

Drug-Use Stages.

Levels of Drug Use.

Stages of Behavioral Change.

Prevention Types and Principles.

PART III: TREATMENT PLANNING AND ASSESSMENT RESOURCES.

Treatment Planning.

Assessment Resources.

Dual Diagnoses: Psychiatric Illness with Addiction.

PART IV: CLINICAL SKILLS AND RESOURCES.

Clinical Models.

Counseling Techniques.

Clinical Microskills.

Client Homework Exercises.

Client Health and Stress Management.

PART V: TREATMENT RESOURCES.

Addiction Recovery Tools.

Addiction Recovery Programs.

Harm Reduction Programs.

PART VI: PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT.

Record Keeping.

Crisis Management.

Difficult Clients.

Legal and Ethical Responsibilities.

PART VII: CAREER ENHANCEMENT RESOURCES.

Educational Resources.

Business Plan.

Wellness Plan.

Malpractice Insurance.

PART VIII: INFORMATION RESOURCES.

National and International Organizations.

Grant-Funding Resources.

Publishing Resources.

Drug Policy Advocates.

Glossary.

References.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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