Substance Abuse Treatment for Youth and Adults: Clinician's Guide to Evidence-Based Practice [NOOK Book]

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State-of-the-art, empirical support for the treatmentof substance abuse

Part of the Clinician's Guide to Evidence-Based Practice Series, Substance Abuse Treatment for Youth and Adults provides busy mental health practitioners with detailed, step-by-step guidance for implementing clinical interventions that are supported by the latest scientific evidence.

Edited by renowned educators David W. Springer and Allen Rubin, this thorough yet practical...

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Substance Abuse Treatment for Youth and Adults: Clinician's Guide to Evidence-Based Practice

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Overview

State-of-the-art, empirical support for the treatmentof substance abuse

Part of the Clinician's Guide to Evidence-Based Practice Series, Substance Abuse Treatment for Youth and Adults provides busy mental health practitioners with detailed, step-by-step guidance for implementing clinical interventions that are supported by the latest scientific evidence.

Edited by renowned educators David W. Springer and Allen Rubin, this thorough yet practical reference draws on a roster of experts and researchers in the field who have assembled state-of-the-art knowledge into this well-rounded guide. Each chapter serves as a practitioner-focused how-to guide and covers interventions that have the best empirical support for treating substance abuse problems, including:

  • Family behavior therapy for substance abuse and associated problems
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Problem solving and social skills training
  • Adolescent community reinforcement approach (A-CRA)
  • Cognitive behavioral coping skills therapy for adults
  • Seeking Safety treatment for clients with PTSD and substance abuse
Easy-to-use and accessible in tone, Substance Abuse Treatment for Youth and Adults is an indispensable resource for practitioners who would like to implement evidence-based, compassionate, effective interventions in their care of substance-abusing clients.
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"The authors present a practitioner-based how-to guide for implementing interventions in substance abuse treatment for youth and adults that reserves the evidence base for appendixes and utilizes the chapters themselves for step-by-step instruction." (Book News, September 2009)

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Meet the Author

David W. Springer, PhD, is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and a University Distinguished Teaching Professor in the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin.

Allen Rubin, PhD, holds the Bert Kruger Smith Centennial Professorship in Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin and serves as Chair of the Evidence-Based Practice track for the Council on Social Work Education

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Table of Contents

Series Introduction.

Series Introduction ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xv

About the Editors xvii

About the Contributors xix

PART 1 ENGAGING CLIENTS IN TREATMENT AND CHANGE

1 Motivational Interviewing 3
McClain Sampson, Nanette S. Stephens, & Mary M. Velasquez

PART 2 ADOLESCENTS

2 Problem Solving and Social Skills Training 57
Eric F. Wagner & Ashley M. Austin

3 Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA) 109
Susan H. Godley, Jane Ellen Smith, Robert J. Meyers, & Mark D. Godley

PART 3 FAMILIES

4 Family Behavior Therapy for Substance Abuse and Associated Problems 205
Brad Donohue, Daniel N. Allen, & Holly B. LaPota

PART 4 ADULTS

5 Cognitive Behavioral Coping Skills Therapy for Adults 259
Danielle E. Parrish

6 Seeking Safety: An Implementation Guide 311
Lisa M. Najavits

Afterword 349
Allen Rubin and David W. Springer

Appendix A: Research Providing the Evidence Base for the Interventions in This Book 353
David W. Springer

Appendix B: The Evidence-Based Practice Process 363
Allen Rubin

Author Index 375

Subject Index 381

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