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Substance Abuse Counseling: Theory and Practice, 5th Edition

By Patricia Stevens, Robert L. Smith

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Aug 3, 2012


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In this widely popular guide, future and practicing clinicians and counselors get a sound base of knowledge about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (ATOD) and practical help for working with clients who are misusing or abusing these drugs. Now updated to cover the changing substance abuse problems in our nation and around the world, Substance Abuse Counseling, 5/e by Stevens and Smith includes informative case studies and includes individual chapters on special populations and the health disparities related to substance abuse among minorities.


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Table of Contents

Chapter 1   Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling

Chapter 2   Ethical and Legal Issues in Substance Abuse Counseling

Chapter 3   Major Substances of Abuse and the Body

Chapter 4   Theories of SA Etiology

Chapter 5   Assessment and DX

Chapter 6   Treatment Settings and Treatment Planning

Chapter 7   Individual Treatment

Chapter 8   Group Treatment 

Chapter 9   Family Treatment

Chapter 10  Retaining Sobriety

Chapter 11  Working with Selected Populations: Treatment Issues and Characteristics

Chapter 12  Working with Diverse Cultures:  Exploring Sociocultural Influences and Realities

Chapter 13  Prevention

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ISBN-10: 0-13-261564-9

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-261564-8

Format: Book

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