Treating Addiction: A Guide for Professionals

Treating Addiction: A Guide for Professionals

by William R. Miller, Alyssa A. Forcehimes, Allen Zweben
     
 

An indispensable practitioner reference and text, this engaging book focuses on how to provide effective help to clients with substance use disorders. The authors, leading authorities on addiction treatment, present a state-of-the-art framework for assessment and treatment. They describe and illustrate evidence-based treatment methods, including

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An indispensable practitioner reference and text, this engaging book focuses on how to provide effective help to clients with substance use disorders. The authors, leading authorities on addiction treatment, present a state-of-the-art framework for assessment and treatment. They describe and illustrate evidence-based treatment methods, including cognitive-behavioral, 12-step, motivational, pharmacological, and family approaches. Also addressed are such crucial clinical issues as resistance, maintenance of change, treating co-occurring disorders, and spirituality. Reproducible clinical tools can be photocopied from the book or downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. Of special utility, the companion Web page features more than 25 widely used, ready-to-download assessment tools, assembled in one place for the first time, together with the authors' guidance for using them throughout the process of treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609186388
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
07/26/2011
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
197,078
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
I. An Invitation to Addiction Treatment
1. Why Treat Addiction?
2. What Is Addiction?
3. How Do Drugs Work?
II. A Context for Addiction Treatment
4. A Client-Centered Foundation
5. Screening, Evaluation, and Diagnosis
6. Detoxification and Health Care Needs
7. Matching: Individualizing Treatment Plans
8. Case Management
III. A Menu of Evidence-Based Options for Addiction Treatment
9. Brief Interventions
10. Enhancing Motivation for Change
11. A Community Reinforcement Approach
12. Strengthening Coping Skills
13. Involving and Working with Family
14. Mutual Help Groups
15. Pharmacological Adjuncts  
IV. Issues That Arise in Addiction Treatment
16. Responding to Resistance
17. Enhancing Adherence
18. Treating Co-Occurring Disorders
19. Promoting Maintenance
20. Working with Groups
21. Addressing the Spiritual Side  
22. Professional Ethics
23. Promoting Prevention
Postscript: Looking Forward, A. Thomas McLellan

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