Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling [NOOK Book]

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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 ...
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Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling

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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470634677
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/4/2011
  • Series: Wiley Desktop Editions Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 676,856
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

GERI MILLER, PhD, is a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, ABPP; a Licensed Psychologist; a Certified Clinical Addictions Specialist; a Licensed Professional Counselor; and Professor in the Department of Human Development and Counseling at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. She is the author of Incorporating Spirituality in Counseling and Psychotherapy: Theory and Technique (Wiley).
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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Theories of counseling related to addiction treatment 16
3 Assessment and diagnosis of addiction 32
4 Assessment and diagnosis of dual disorders 57
5 The treatment process for addictions 76
6 Treatment-related issues 110
7 Relapse prevention 150
8 Self-help groups 171
9 Current and evolving therapy approaches and techniques 204
10 Treatment of addiction : special issues 227
11 Personal and professional development of the counselor 271
12 Preparing for certification and licensure as an addiction professional 301
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