Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling

ISBN-10: 0470505230

ISBN-13: 9780470505236

Edition: 3rd 2010

Authors: Geri Miller

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The rampant growth of addiction requires counselors to become knowledgeable in the dynamics of addiction. The Third Edition of this book is fully revised to include significant changes in theory and research that have emerged over the past five years. Two new chapters have been added, as well as a CD-ROM with clinical group exercises. Fully updated and expanded, Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling is an invaluable resource providing students and practicing counselors the knowledge and techniques needed to treat addicted individuals and their significant others.
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List price: $45.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 7/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Personal Reflections
Addiction Counseling Influences
Theories of Addiction
Theories of Counseling Related to Addiction Treatment
Personal Reflections
Development of a Theoretical Framework for Addiction Counseling
Dangers in Developing a Theoretical Framework and Recommendations
General Counseling Theories
Assessment and Diagnosis of Addiction
Personal Reflections
Behavioral Observations
Physiological Instruments
Psychometric Instruments
Stages of Change
Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders
Personal Reflections
Historical Struggles Between the Fields
General Guidelines
Problems with Diagnosing
Type of Co-Occurring Diagnoses
Related Issues
Recognition of Problems in Different Settings
Treatment Modifications and General Guidelines
The Treatment process for addictions
Personal Reflections
Crisis Intervention
Individual Therapy
Group Therapy
Family Therapy
Specific Approaches
Treatment-Related Issues
Personal Reflections
Sexual Issues
Intimate Partner Violence
Relapse Prevention
Personal Reflections
Counselor Approaches
Relapse-Prevention Models
Counseling Techniques
Case Studies of Special Populations
Co-Occurring Disorders
Self-Help Groups
Personal Reflections
Suggestions for Counselors
12-Step Groups
Women for Sobriety
16 Steps
Rational Recovery
Secular Organizations for Sobriety
Self-Management and Recovery Training (Smart Recovery�)
Matching Self-Help Groups to Meet Client Needs
Special Issues
Appendix Stories of Recovery
Current and Evolving Therapy Approaches and Techniques
Personal Reflections
Positive Psychology
Client Resilience
Stages-of-Change Model
Motivational Interviewing
Brief Therapy
Evaluation of Effectiveness
Culturally Sensitive Addiction Counseling
Personal Reflections
Defining Multicultural
Social-Environmental Aspects
Breakdown of Communication
Multicultural Competence
General Counseling Suggestions
Assessment, Treatment, and Aftercare Issues
Incorporating Spirituality into Addiction Counseling
Personal Reflections
Definition of Spirituality
The History of the Merger: Spirituality and Addiction Counseling
Bridges and Barriers
Influencing Factors
Assessment and Treatment
Counseling Resources and Techniques
Counselor Self-Care
Ethical Issues
Chronic Pain Assessment, Treatment, and Aftercare
Personal Reflections
Definition of Pain
Issues of Living Sober with Chronic Pain
Assessment and Treatment
Personal and Professional Development of the Counselor
Personal Reflections
Ethical Issues
Testifying in Court
Working with Difficult Others
Working with Addicts
Preparing for Certification and Licensure as an Addiction Professional
Personal Reflections
Self-Care on the Journey
Author Index
Subject Index
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