Dual Diagnosis, Second Edition: Counseling the Mentally Ill Substance Abuser / Edition 2

Dual Diagnosis, Second Edition: Counseling the Mentally Ill Substance Abuser / Edition 2

by Katie Evans, J. Michael Sullivan
     
 


The treatment of coexisting chemical dependency and psychiatric disorders has long been a serious challenge for care providers. With the advent of managed care, counselors, case managers, and other professionals increasingly are called upon to treat very ill and troubled clients in outpatient settings. This popular volume offers a thorough introduction to… See more details below

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The treatment of coexisting chemical dependency and psychiatric disorders has long been a serious challenge for care providers. With the advent of managed care, counselors, case managers, and other professionals increasingly are called upon to treat very ill and troubled clients in outpatient settings. This popular volume offers a thorough introduction to clinical work with this difficult-to-treat population. Providing a unique synthesis of chemical dependency and mental health models, the book articulates a framework for assessment and treatment and describes a range of effective counseling and motivational strategies for adolescents and adults. The practical utility of the volume is enhanced by numerous clinical vignettes and clearly presented tables to aid in assessment. Appendices feature helpful reproducible forms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572304468
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
290
Sales rank:
530,921
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents


1. The Nature of the Problem
2. Models of Treatment
3. An Integrated Model of Dual Recovery
4. Assessing Chemical Dependency in the Dually Diagnosed Client
5. Assessing the Psychiatric Disorder and Planning the Appropriate Level of Care
6. The Psychotic and Cognitive Disorders
7. The Affective and Anxiety Disorders
8. Antisocial and Borderline Personality Disorders
9. Working with Adolescents
10. Working with Families
11. Enhancing the Motivation of Clients (and Counselors, Too!)
Appendix 1. Modified Stepwork
Appendix 2. A School Behavior Checklist
Appendix 3. A Checklist for Parents
Appendix 4. A Typical Home Behavior Contract

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