Substance Abuse Counseling / Edition 4

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Overview

Intended for undergraduate and graduate courses that cover chemical dependency. These courses can be found in psychology, counseling, human services, and social work departments. Course names may include "Introduction to Substance Abuse," "Addiction and Substance Abuse," and "Issues in Addiction and Recovery."

Drugs & Their Effects/Assessment & Treatment Planning/Changing Substance-Use Behaviors/etc.

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"Overall, this is highly applicable and practical text [that also gives] students a solid base for their practice."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534628451
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: SW 393R 23-Treatment of Chemical Dependency Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 362,831
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Judith A. Lewis (Ph.D., University of Michigan) retired in 2008 from Governors State University, where she served as Professor and Chair of Addictions Studies and Behavioral Health. A licensed psychologist in Illinois, she is a past president of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors. She is co-author of MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN SERVICE PROGRAMS, Fifth Edition; COMMUNITY COUNSELING: EMPOWERMENT STRATEGIES FOR A DIVERSE SOCIETY, Third Edition; and SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING, Fifth Edition (all Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning).

Robert Q. Dana (Ph.D., Vanderbilt University) is Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at the University of Maine. He has direct responsibility for all campus life programs including Greek Life, Alcohol and Drug Education Programs, Residence Life, Counseling Services, and campus-wide crisis management services. Dr. Dana spent a substantial part of his career as an addictive behaviors researcher and practitioner. He writes frequently on substance abuse and has conducted numerous studies on epidemiology and etiology of alcohol and other drug abuse. Dana has served as an extramural reviewer for state and federal agencies and as a journal reviewer for Addictive Behaviors. He teaches courses on addictions and is a member of the graduate faculty at University of Maine.

Gregory A. Blevins (Ph.D., Western Michigan University) is a retired Professor Emeritus from the College of Health and Human Services at Governors State University. He held positions as the assistant dean of the college, chair of the Addictions Studies and Behavioral Health Department, and full professor of Addictions Studies. He completed the Specialty Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Abuse in 1974 and his doctorate in Sociology in 1979. Dr. Blevins is a founder and life member of the International Coalition for Substance Abuse Educators and has served as a trainer for the Bemidji Area Office of Indian Health Services since 1988.

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Table of Contents

Part I: INTRODUCTION. 1. Substance Abuse Counseling for the 21st Century. 2. Drugs and Their Effects. Part II: THE PROCESS OF BEHAVIOR CHANGE. 3. Motivational Interviewing. 4. Assessment and Treatment Planning. 5. Helping Clients Change. 6. Empowering Clients Through Group Work. 7. Maintaining Change in Substance Use Behaviors. Part III: THE CONTEXT OF CHANGE. 8. Working with Families. 9. Program Planning and Evaluation. 10. Preventing Substance Abuse.

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