Treatment of Black Alcoholics

Treatment of Black Alcoholics

by Bruce Carruth, Frances L Brisbane, Maxine Womble
     
 

ISBN-10: 0866564039

ISBN-13: 9780866564038

Pub. Date: 01/01/1985

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Here is a wealth of information on helping black alcoholics and their families. Authorities discuss the policies, programs, and personnel that are needed to sensitively and effectively meet the treatment needs of black alcoholics. In a clear and concise look at the devastating disease of alcoholism, they focus on the physical, psychological, social, economic, and

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Here is a wealth of information on helping black alcoholics and their families. Authorities discuss the policies, programs, and personnel that are needed to sensitively and effectively meet the treatment needs of black alcoholics. In a clear and concise look at the devastating disease of alcoholism, they focus on the physical, psychological, social, economic, and spiritual dimensions of the effects of the disease on blacks. Each chapter responds to these concerns and provides treatment models, recommendations, and information about treating black alcoholics. This is an informative and highly practical book for professionals in alcohol-specific agencies, mental health centers, family services, and child care agencies, as well as for administrators of treatment programs, students, and those who allocate funds for services.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780866564038
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/1985
Series:
Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
15.60(w) x 22.20(h) x 2.40(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction

  • How and Why Alcoholics Anonymous Works for Blacks
  • Spirituality: A Tool in the Assessment and Treatment of Black Alcoholics and Their Families
  • Misdiagnosis of Alcohol-Related Organic Brain Syndromes: Implications for Treatment
  • In-Patient Rehabilitation for the Black Alcoholic
  • Designing Employee Assistance Programs to Meet the Needs of Black Clients
  • Treatment Needs of Black Alcoholic Women
  • Black and White Alcohol Users in an Emergency Room Setting: Implications for Treatment
  • The Black “Skid Row” Alcoholic: Initiation of Treatment in the Emergency Room
  • State of the Art on the Multiply Addicted—Treatment Models for Blacks
  • Treating the Multiply Addicted Black Alcoholic
  • Using Contemporary Fiction With Black Children and Adolescents in Alcoholism Treatment
  • A Self-Help Model for Working With Black Women of Alcoholic Parents
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • New Clinical Ideas
  • The Rational Alcoholic Relapse-Prevention Treatment Method: A New Self-Help Alcoholism Treatment Method
  • Afterthoughts and Recommendations

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