Chemical Dependency Counseling: A Practical Guide

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SAGE, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 725 pages
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This volume is the most comprehensive guideŠfor counselors and front-line professionals who work with the chemically dependant in a variety of settings. It is a very basic introduction that guides the counselor through treatment from A toŠZ. ItŠis alsoŠa popular core text for courses in addiction/substance abuse counseling. Presents the state-of-the-art tools necessary to deliver outstanding treatment and meet the highest standards demanded by accrediting bodies.ŠChapters cover the gamut of treatment issues, including developing the therapeutic alliance, screening, detoxification, biopsychosocial assessment, dual-diagnosis, patient orientation, treatment planning, individual therapy, group therapy, case management, crisis intervention, referral, record keeping, discharge planning, and referral. Author Robert R. Perkinson provides case studies and step-by-step instructions with clear explanations and procedures that counselors need to use in all phases of patient care. One of the key features of this volume is the inclusion of over 50 appendices, which includes screening questionnaires, scales, history assessments, personal recovery plans, in-patient and out-patient schedules, and many, many more. The new edition will add more appendicies and update existing ones.
  

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He is the Clinical Director of Keystone Treatment Center in Canton, South Dakota. He is a Licensed Psychologist, South Dakota Certified chemical Dependency Counselor, Level III, an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Nationally Certified Gambling Counselor. He has been practicing in the field of addictions for over 27 years.

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