An overview of substance abuse for generalist students, prospective mental health professionals, and allied professionals.
Providing a comprehensive overview of the substance abuse field, Substance Abuse: Information for School Counselors, Social Workers, Therapists and Counselors, Fifth Edition combines the accessible writing style and succinct, practical topical coverage that have made it a market-leading resource for generalist students, prospective mental health professionals, and allied professionals.
Continuing to cover basic pharmacology, models of addiction, assessment and diagnosis, cultural issues, intervention, treatment, recovery, support groups, children and families, other addictions, prevention, and confidentiality in its applied and concise style, this latest edition of Substance Abuse contains expanded coverage of screening and brief interventions, recovery oriented systems of care, spirituality and other current topics as well as a new chapter dedicated to motivational interviewing.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Role of the Mental Health Professional in Prevention and Treatment
The Need for Generalist Training
Attitudes and Beliefs
Denial, Minimization, Projection, and Rationalization
Helping Attitudes and Behaviors
Overview of the Book
Chapter 2: Classification of Drugs
Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act
The Concept of Dangerousness
The Neurobiology of Addiction
Central Nervous System Depressants
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Inhalants and Volatile Hydrocarbons
Drugs Used in the Treatment of Mental Disorders
Chapter 3: Models of Addiction
The Moral Model
Sociocultural Models of Addiction
Psychological Models of Addiction
Disease Concept of Addiction
Biopsychosocial Model of Addiction
Chapter 4: Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Groups
Native Americans and Alaska Natives
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Latino and Hispanic Populations
The Elderly, Disabled, and Sexual Minority Populations
Helping Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Populations
Chapter 5: Confidentiality and Ethical Issues
Confidentiality: 42 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 2 (42 CFR)
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Application of Confidentiality Regulations
Chapter 6: Screening, Assessment and Diagnosis
Definitions of Use, Misuse, Abuse, and Dependence or Addiction
Signs of Adolescent Substance Abuse
Chapter 7: Motivational Interviewing and Brief Interventions
Chapter 8: Treatment of AOD Problems
Recovery Oriented Systems of Care
How Many Are in Treatment? How Many Need Treatment?
What Happens in Treatment?
Treatment Strategies and Techniques
Principles of Effective Treatment
Treatment and Special Populations
Case Example Applications
Special Problems in Treatment
Chapter 9: Relapse Prevention and Recovery
Need for Generalist Training in Relapse Prevention
Definitions of Slip and Relapse
Frequency of Slips and Relapse
Is Relapse in Addiction Similar to Other Chronic Conditions?
Models of Relapse Prevention
Essential Components of Relapse Prevention
Preventing Slips from Escalating
Chapter 10: Twelve-Step and Other Types of Support Groups
Other Twelve-Step Groups
Advantages and Disadvantages of Twelve-Step Groups
Other Types of Support Groups
Case Example Applications
Chapter 11: Children and Families
Children’s Exposure to Alcohol and Other Drugs
Family Exposure to Alcohol and Other Drugs
Intergenerational Transmission of Alcoholism
Women and Alcoholism
Stepfamilies: System and Structure
Chapter 12: Adult Children and Codependency
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOAs)
Assessment and Treatment Considerations
Implications for Mental Health Professionals
Relationship of ACOA, AA, Al-Anon, and Codependency
Codependency and Diversity
Chapter 13: HIV/AIDS 255
Incidence and Prevalence
Myths and Facts about HIV and AIDS
Risk Factors and High-Risk Populations
Assessment of Clients for HIV and AIDS: Signs and Symptoms
Helping HIV-Infected Clients
HIV-Related Issues Specific to the Helping Professional
Chapter 14: Gambling and Other Addictions
Prevalence of Gambling and Gambling Problems
Definitions of Gamblers and Problem Gambling
Assessment and Diagnosis
Treatment, Resources, and Support
Food Addiction: The Eating Disorders
Addiction to Sex and Love
Addiction to Work: Workaholism
Assessment and Treatment Issues
Chapter 15: Prevention
Why Are Prevention Efforts Needed?
Policy Issues in Prevention
Prevention Classification Systems
What Works in Prevention
Case Example Applications
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