Helping Women Recover: A Program for Treating Addiction, Revised / Edition 1
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Helping Women Recover: A Program for Treating Addiction, Revised / Edition 1

by Stephanie S. Covington
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787995339

ISBN-13: 9780787995331

Pub. Date: 06/28/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Since it was first published in 1999, Helping Women Recover has set the standard for best practice in the field of women’s treatment. Helping Women Recover is based on Dr. Covington’s Women’s Integrated Treatment (WIT) model. It offers a program specifically designed to meet the unique needs of women who are addicted to alcohol and

Overview

Since it was first published in 1999, Helping Women Recover has set the standard for best practice in the field of women’s treatment. Helping Women Recover is based on Dr. Covington’s Women’s Integrated Treatment (WIT) model. It offers a program specifically designed to meet the unique needs of women who are addicted to alcohol and other drugs or have co-occurring disorders. This thoroughly revised and updated edition includes evidence-based and empirically tested therapeutic interventions which are used to treat addiction and trauma in an innovative way. The Helping Women Recover program offers counselors, mental health professionals, and program administrators the tools they need to implement a gender-responsive, trauma-informed treatment program in group therapy settings or with individual clients.

Included in SAMHSA’a National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787995331
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
12.10(w) x 11.60(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1 Introduction to Addiction Treatment for Women.

Historical Background: Why a Woman’s Treatment Program?

What We Have Learned.

Fundamentals of Gender-Responsive Services.

Integration.

The Value of Twelve Step Programs and Other Mutual-Help Groups.

Research on Helping Women Recover.

2 Facilitating the Program.

Organization and Content of the Program.

Principles of an Effective Treatment Program.

The Role of the Facilitator.

Module A: Self.

1. Defining Self.

2. Sense of Self.

3. Self-Esteem.

4. Sexism, Racism, and Stigma.

Module B: Relationships.

5. Family of Origin.

6. Mothers.

7. Mother Myths.

8. Interpersonal Violence.

9. Creating Healthy Relationships and Support Systems.

Module C: Sexuality.

10. Sexuality and Addiction.

11. Body Image.

12. Sexual Identity.

13. Sexual Abuse.

14. Fear of Sex While Clean and Sober.

Module D: Spirituality.

15. What Is Spirituality?

16. Prayer and Meditation.

17. Creating a Vision.

Appendix: Additional Recovery Resources.

I. Five Primary Practices of the Oxford Group.

II. The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.

III. A.A. Slogans.

IV. A Letter from Carl Jung to Bill Wilson.

V. The Serenity Prayer.

VI. The Synanon Prayer.

VII. The Sixteen Steps for Discovery and Empowerment (Charlotte Kasl).

VIII. A New Version of the Twelve Steps (David Berenson).

IX. Thirteen Statements of Affirmation or Acceptance (Women For Sobriety).

X. SMART Recovery®.

XI. Save Our Selves/(SOS).

References.

Gender-Responsive Resource Materials.

The Author.

Index.

Feedback Form.

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