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The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference / Edition 1 available in Paperback
The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference is a comprehensive compilation of information about the full spectrum of addictive disorders, their consequences, and treatment. This unique text includes detailed definitions and practical illustrations of addiction-related terminology, addictive disorders and behaviors, descriptions of treatment models and techniques, as well as lists of relevant websites, government resources, and treatment centers. Addiction professionals will find this information-packed guide to be an invaluable practice tool.
- The most up-to-date resource of its kind
- Contains detailed definitions, practical illustrations, relevant websites, government resources, and information about treatment centers
- Written by a leading authority on addiction research, prevention, and treatment
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)|
Table of Contents
PART I: ABUSED SUBSTANCES AND THEIR EFFECTS.
Control Schedules for Abused Drugs.
PART II: CONCEPTUAL TOOLS.
Definitions of Addiction.
Characteristics of Addiction.
Types of Addictive Disorders.
Levels of Drug Use.
Stages of Behavioral Change.
Prevention Types and Principles.
PART III: TREATMENT PLANNING AND ASSESSMENT RESOURCES.
Dual Diagnoses: Psychiatric Illness with Addiction.
PART IV: CLINICAL SKILLS AND RESOURCES.
Client Homework Exercises.
Client Health and Stress Management.
PART V: TREATMENT RESOURCES.
Addiction Recovery Tools.
Addiction Recovery Programs.
Harm Reduction Programs.
PART VI: PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT.
Legal and Ethical Responsibilities.
PART VII: CAREER ENHANCEMENT RESOURCES.
PART VIII: INFORMATION RESOURCES.
National and International Organizations.
Drug Policy Advocates.
What People are Saying About This
"…is an internationally known, classic work spanning 75 years of research.... This book is laid out in a clear and easy-to-use format that provides nearly all information an addiction counselor might need in one resource." (The American Reference Books Annual, March 2007)
"In the final analysis, the authors are to be commended for bringing a compendium of information together in one volume." (PsycCRITIQUES, 5/31/2006)