A Man's Workbook: A Program for Treating Addiction

A Man's Workbook: A Program for Treating Addiction

by Stephanie S. Covington, Dan Griffin, Rick Dauer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470486573
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/18/2011
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 427,684
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Stephanie S. Covington, PhD is a nationally renowned clinician, author, consultant and lecturer. A pioneer in the field of addiction and recovery for more than 25 years, she has developed an innovative, gender-responsive approach to treatment. Her clients include the Betty Ford Treatment Center, the United Nations Officde on Drugs and Crime, the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment in Washington D.C., the CaliforniaDepartment of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and others. Educated at Colmbia University,she has taught at USC, San Diego State, and CSPP. She is the author of the JB/Wiley training package Helping Women Recover (see below for sales figures).

Dan Griffin, M.A.,, has worked in the addiction field for more than 13 years, and for the last 7 years specifically in the drug court field, guiding the systemic shift of policy towards men coming into the legal system addicted to alcohol and other drugs. He is the author of Recovering Masculinity: Men's Transformation through the Twelve Steps to be publihsed by Hazeldon in the fall of 2009.

Rick Dauer is the Clinical Director at River Ridge Treatment Center in Burnsville, Minnesota. He has been a chemical dependency professional since 1984. Rick supervised the first pilot program that utilized the Helping Women Recover curriculum and has been a long-time advocate and practitioner of gender responsive treatment.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Module A: Self 7

1. Defining Self 9

2. Men in Recovery 27

3. Sense of Self 35

4. Men: Inside and Out 43

5. Men and Feelings 51

Module B: Relationships 61

6. Family of Origin 63

7. Barriers to Relationships 75

8. Fathers 89

9. Mothers 103

10. Creating Healthy Relationships and Support Systems 117

11. Effective Communication and Intimacy 129

Module C: Sexuality 141

12. Sexuality and Addiction 143

13. Sexual Identity 157

14. Barriers to Sexual Health 167

15. Healthy Sexuality 175

Module D: Spirituality 191

16. What Is Spirituality? 193

17. Real Men 201

18. Creating a Vision 213

Appendix: Materials Related to Recovery 223

I. Five Primary Practices of the Oxford Group 224

II. The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous 225

III. A.A. Slogans 226

IV. A Letter from Carl Jung to Bill Wilson 227

V. The Serenity Prayer 229

VI. The Synanon Prayer 230

VII. SMART Recovery® 231

VIII. Save Our Selves/(SOS) 232

About the Authors 233

Feedback Form 235

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