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Foundations of Addiction Counseling, 2nd Edition

By David Capuzzi, Mark D. Stauffer

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 6, 2011


A practical collection of tools and strategies for prospective addictions counselors that includes a solid foundation of research, theory, and history.


Practical and comprehensive, Foundations of Addiction Counseling explores an array of techniques and skills that a new practitioner will need in the real world while providing a thorough review of the research, theory, and history of addiction counseling. With chapters written by expert scholars, this text covers many topics in-depth often ignored by other comparable books, such as professional issues in addictions counseling, the assessment of client strengths, gender issues in substance abuse, working in rehabilitation centers, and working with clients with disabilities.


The second edition of this unique text offers prospective counselors the tools and strategies they will need for working with general and special populations, including assessment tools, strategies for outpatient and inpatient treatment, information about maintenance and relapse prevention, and counseling strategies for couples, families, children, adolescents, college students, and recovering addicts. The revised edition includes expanded discussions on a number of topics, new case studies, and completely updated resources and web references.

Table of Contents




            Meet the Editors

            Meet the Authors




CHAPTER 1 History and Etiological Models of Addiction

David Capuzzi and Mark D. Stauffer


CHAPTER 2 Substance Addiction 

Laura J. Veach, Jennifer L. Rogers, and E. J. Essic


CHAPTER 3 Process Addictions

Laura J.Veach, Emeline P. Hollander, Jennifer L. Rogers, and E. J. Essic


CHAPTER 4 Important Professional Issues in Addictions Counseling

Melinda Haley, Jason Vasquez, and Senait Alem Bairu


CHAPTER 5 Introduction to Assessment
Mark D. Stauffer, David Capuzzi, and Holly Fetter


CHAPTER 6 Assessment and Diagnosis of Addictions

 John M. Laux, Dilani M. Perera-Diltz, and Stephanie A. Calmes




CHAPTER 7 Motivational Interviewing

Lisa Langfuss Aasheim


CHAPTER 8 Psychotherapeutic Approaches

Cynthia J. Osborn


CHAPTER 9 Co-occurring Disorders and Addictions Treatment

Scott E. Gillig and Pamela A. Cingel


CHAPTER 10 Group Therapy for Treatment of Addictions

Laura R. Simpson and Donna S. Sheperis


CHAPTER 11 Addiction Pharmacotherapy

Cass Dykeman


CHAPTER 12 12-Step Facilitation of Treatment

Adrianne L. Johnson


CHAPTER 13 Maintenance and Relapse Prevention

Rochelle Moss and Christopher C. H. Cook




CHAPTER 14 Alcohol Addiction and Families

Misty K. Hook            


CHAPTER 15 Persons with Disabilities and Addictions

Debra A. Harley, Malachy Bishop, and Jennifer Burris


CHAPTER 16 Substance Abuse Prevention Programs for Children, Adolescents, and College Students

Abbe’ Finn




CHAPTER 17 Cross-Cultural Counseling: Engaging Ethnic Diversity

Jane E. Rheineck and Vanessa Alleyne


CHAPTER 18 Gender and Addictions

Cynthia A. Briggs


CHAPTER 19 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Affirmative Addictions Treatment

Anneliese A. Singh and Pamela S. Lassiter

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