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Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling / Edition 3
     

Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling / Edition 3

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by Geri Miller
 

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ISBN-10: 0470505230

ISBN-13: 9780470505236

Pub. Date: 07/06/2010

Publisher: Wiley

Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling, Second Edition offers an illuminating view of the clinical, theoretical, and research work that comprises the addiction counseling field. Presenting a pragmatic counseling framework rather than trying to reconcile differing theories, this helpful text gives readers the knowledge and guidance needed to choose appropriate

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Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling, Second Edition offers an illuminating view of the clinical, theoretical, and research work that comprises the addiction counseling field. Presenting a pragmatic counseling framework rather than trying to reconcile differing theories, this helpful text gives readers the knowledge and guidance needed to choose appropriate techniques and best practices for treating addicted individuals. Throughout the text, case studies and interactive exercises assist readers in applying knowledge gained, whether in a self-teaching or a classroom setting. Addiction counseling expert and teacher Geri Miller presents a wide variety of topics designed to increase skills and understanding - from cutting-edge research to the latest in the self-help/grassroots therapy movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470505236
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/06/2010
Series:
Wiley Desktop Editions Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacexvii
Acknowledgmentsxix
1Introduction1
Objectives1
Addiction Counseling Influences2
Theories of Addiction8
Summary13
Questions14
Case Studies14
Exercises15
Suggested Readings15
2Theories of Counseling Related to Addiction Treatment16
Objectives16
Development of a Theoretical Framework for Addiction Counseling16
General Counseling Theories21
Summary30
Questions30
Exercises31
Suggested Readings31
3Assessment and Diagnosis of Addiction32
Objectives32
Interviews33
Behavioral Observations40
Physiological Instruments41
Psychometric Instruments42
Diagnosis51
Summary54
Questions54
Suggested Readings55
4Assessment and Diagnosis of Dual Disorders57
Objectives57
Historical Struggles between the Fields58
General Guidelines60
Problems with Diagnosing60
Recognition of Problems in Different Settings67
Treatment Modifications and General Guidelines68
Summary72
Questions72
Case Studies73
Exercises74
Suggested Readings74
5The Treatment Process for Addictions76
Objectives76
Crisis Intervention76
Individual Therapy82
Group Therapy89
Family Therapy100
Summary107
Questions107
Suggested Readings107
6Treatment-Related Issues110
Objectives110
Sexual Issues110
Sexual Orientation (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender [GLBT])118
HIV/AIDS122
Domestic Violence129
Eating Disorders139
Summary146
Questions147
Suggested Readings147
7Relapse Prevention150
Objectives150
Counselor Approaches150
Relapse Prevention Models154
Counseling Techniques159
Case Studies of Special Populations165
Dual Diagnosis167
Summary168
Questions168
Exercises169
Suggested Readings169
8Self-Help Groups171
Objectives171
Suggestions for Counselors171
12-Step Groups173
Women for Sobriety181
Sixteen Steps184
Rational Recovery186
Secular Organization for Sobriety188
Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART Recovery)189
Matching Self-Help Groups to Meet Client Needs191
Summary199
Questions199
Exercises200
Suggested Readings202
AppendixStories of Recovery202
9Current and Evolving Therapy Approaches and Techniques204
Objectives204
Positive Psychology204
Client Resilience205
Stages of Change Model206
Motivational Interviewing208
Brief Therapy211
Evaluation of Effectiveness221
Summary222
Questions222
Case Studies222
Suggested Readings224
Resources (Exercises/Tools)225
10Treatment of Addiction: Special Issues227
Objectives227
Defining Multicultural228
Social-Environmental Aspects229
Normative Behavior230
Breakdown of Communication231
Multicultural Competence231
Dialogue232
General Counseling Suggestions234
Assessment, Treatment, and Aftercare Issues234
Summary268
Questions268
Suggested Readings269
11Personal and Professional Development of the Counselor271
Objectives271
Ethical Issues271
Testifying in Court279
Working with Difficult Others283
Self-Care287
Exercises292
Working with Addicts293
Summary299
Questions299
Suggested Readings300
12Preparing for Certification and Licensure as an Addiction Professional301
Objectives301
Self-Care on the Journey302
Supervision304
Credentialing305
Case Presentation309
Summary310
Questions310
Case Studies310
Exercises311
Suggested Readings312
References315
Author Index347
Subject Index355

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