The definitive guide to identify, assess, and createindividualized treatment plans for high-risk clients who sufferfrom challenging co-occurring disorders
"Treat the person and not the diagnosis. Respect that allbehaviors are purposeful. Remain mindful that nobody changesbehaviors without motivation. These essential guiding principlesare the framework of this book. They will be repeated quite oftenas we examine the challenging population of men and women withco-occurring disorders."
From Integrated Treatment for Co-OccurringDisorders
Annual studies reveal that 70 percent of men and women who diedby suicide were diagnosed with a mental illness or personalitydisorder and used drugs to gain temporary relief from the symptoms.Until now, very little has been written about how to identify,assess, and treat this population. Integrated Treatment forCo-Occurring Disorders: Treating People, Not Behaviorsaddresses that need.
Respectful of the client and filled with practical advice, thisbook:
- Examines the guiding principles for treating clients withco-occurring disorders
- Details the methods of formulating an evidence-basedindividualized treatment plan for the self-medicating mentallyill
- Explores how to assess this population for suicide risk andvulnerability
- Focuses on the person and not a behaviorally defined diagnosticcategory
- Reflects state-of-the-art knowledge for the treatment ofco-occurring disorders
- Illustrates how Motivational Enhancement Therapy can be aneffective treatment strategy
With numerous clinical case studies to illustrate key points andreinforce learning, Integrated Treatment for Co-OccurringDisorders encourages a flexible, person-centered treatmentapproach that focuses on the individual rather than thediagnosis.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
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About the Author
JACK KLOTT, MSSA, LISW, CSW, MINT, has over 40 years ofexperience working with clients who suffer from a complexity ofpsychiatric, psychological, and substance use issues. He foundedSuicide Prevention Consultants, a private practice located in GrandRapids, Michigan, that serves high-risk clients vulnerable totreatment resistance, non-compliance, and multiple relapsebehavior. He is the author of The Co-Occurring DisordersTreatment Planner and The Suicide and Homicide RiskAssessment and Prevention Treatment Planner (both published byWiley).
Table of Contents
CHAPTER ONE Introduction: An Examination of the GuidingPrinciples for Treating Co-Occurring Disorders 1
CHAPTER TWO Definition for Co-Occurring Disorders: All BehaviorsAre Purposeful 21
CHAPTER THREE The Core Task of Therapy 57
CHAPTER FOUR The Therapy Alliance: Nobody Changes WithoutMotivation 85
CHAPTER FIVE Case Conceptualization for Co-Occurring Disorders:Getting to Know the Person 107
CHAPTER SIX Suicide Risk Assessment for Co-Occurring Disorders125
CHAPTER SEVEN Putting It All Together—Integrated Treatment151
APPENDIX A Co-Occurring Disorders as Factors Associated WithAggressive Behavior 177
APPENDIX B Co-Occurring Disorders as Factors Associated WithSuicidal Behavior 185
About the Author 199
Author Index 201
Subject Index 203
What People are Saying About This
Wonderful book! I have read it three times and was enthralled tofinally read something that I always thought therapy should be, butwas never exposed to or given the opportunity to learn. Thebook is human and moving as well as easy to read.—BethNaranjo, Alcohol and Drug Counselor, MFT Intern