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A Contemporary Approach to Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling: A Counselor's Guide to Application and Understanding
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Amer Counseling Assn
Publication date June 30, 2009
Pages 276
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781556202827
ISBN-10 1556202822
Dimensions 0.50 by 6.75 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Original list price $60.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Straightforward and reader-friendly, A Contemporary Approach to Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling provides a basic understanding of the nature of substance abuse and addiction, its progression, and clinical interventions for college/university, school, and community/mental health agency settings. Focusing on clinical applications and how-tos, this book will help counselors and counselors-in-training more fully engage in the helping process, find creative approaches for working with struggling clients, and embrace a holistic approach to assisting clients on their journey toward healing and recovery.


Topics covered include drug classifications; assessment; working with ethnically diverse clients, the GLBT population, and women; the continuum from nonuse to addiction; developmental approaches in treating addiction; relapse prevention; grief and loss in addiction; group counseling; working with families; spirituality; addictions training and ethical issues; understanding and applying the 2009 CACREP Standards for Addiction Counseling; and counselor self-care. Real-life case examples throughout the text and exploration questions at the end of each chapter will captivate students and facilitate discussion.

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With Bill McHenry | 1 edition from Amer Counseling Assn (June 30, 2009); titled "A Contemporary Approach to Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling: A Counselor's Guide to Application and Understanding"
9781556202827 | details & prices | 276 pages | 6.75 × 9.75 × 0.50 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $60.95
About: Straightforward and reader-friendly, A Contemporary Approach to Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling provides a basic understanding of the nature of substance abuse and addiction, its progression, and clinical interventions for college/university, school, and community/mental health agency settings.

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