Chemical Dependency Counseling: A Practical Guide

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SAGE, Jun 17, 2011 - Medical - 849 pages
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This volume is the most comprehensive guide for counselors and front-line professionals who work with the chemically dependant in a variety of settings. It is a basic introduction that guides the counselor through treatment from A to Z.

Chapters 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 includes more appendicies and updates of existing ones.

Inclusion of issues of diversity and working with diverse clients

Discussion of new treatment for addiction with detailed plan

New discussion of relapse triggers, including negative emotions, social pressure, interpersonal conflict and the recovery community.

New discussion of co-occuring disorders

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The First Contact
1
Chapter 2 The Drugs
17
Chapter 3 The First Hours of Treatment
31
Chapter 4 The Biopsychosocial Interview
53
Chapter 5 The Treatment Plan
67
Chapter 6 Individual Treatment
79
Chapter 7 Group Therapy
101
Chapter 8 Recovery Skills
123
Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
425
Biopsychosocial Assessment
427
Anger Management
437
Narcissism
451
Honesty for Gamblers
457
Step One for Gamblers
463
Step Two for Gamblers
471
Step Three for Gamblers
477

Chapter 9 The Steps
133
Chapter 10 The Lectures
141
Chapter 11 Special Issues
157
Chapter 12 Adolescent Treatment
197
Chapter 13 The Family Program
213
Chapter 14 The Clinical Staff
223
Chapter 15 Discharge Summary and Continuing Care
235
Chapter 16 The Good Counselor
241
Short Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test
251
DSMIVTR Psychoactive Substance Use Disorder
253
Alcohol Withdrawal Scale
255
Narcotic Withdrawal Scale
259
Appendix 6
261
Chemical Use History
269
Honesty
271
Love Trust and Commitment
277
Feelings
285
Relationship Skills
291
Addictive Relationships
297
Communication Skills
301
SelfDiscipline
307
Impulse Control
313
Relapse Prevention
321
Step One
337
Step Two
345
Step Three
353
Step Four
361
Step Five
371
Adolescent Unit Level System
373
Peer Pressure
381
The Behavioral Contract
385
Family Questionnaire
389
Codependency
395
Personal Recovery Plan
403
Sample Discharge Summary
407
Stress Management
413
Step Four for Gamblers
483
Step Five for Gamblers
491
Relapse Prevention for Gamblers
493
Adolescent Unit Point System
509
Results From the 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health
513
Drug Categories for Substances of Abuse
597
Adult Inpatient Program Schedule
609
Adolescent Inpatient Program Schedule
611
Adult Outpatient Program Schedule
613
Adolescent Outpatient Program Schedule
617
Gambling Inpatient Program Schedule
621
Gambling Outpatient Program Schedule
623
Day Treatment Program Schedule
627
Pressure Relief Group Meeting and Budget Form
631
Heroin
639
South Oaks Gambling Screen
643
Barriers in Thinking
647
Psychotherapeutic Medications 2008
651
Drug Abuse Screening Test
695
Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale
697
Adult Nurses Intake
699
Adolescent Nurses Intake
729
National Cancer Institute Guide to Quitting Smoking
763
PostTraumatic Stress Disorder PTSD Checklist Civilian Version
789
PostTraumatic Stress Disorder PTSD Checklist Military Version
791
Alcohol Abstinence SelfEfficacy Scale
793
Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale
795
Strengths Needs Abilities and Preferences
799
Daily Craving Record
803
National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors NAADAC Code of Ethics
807
Gambling History
811
References
815
Index
829
About the Author
849
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Robert R. Perkinson is the clinical director of Keystone Treatment Center in Canton, SD. He is a licensed psychologist, licensed marriage and family therapist, internationally certified alcohol and drug counselor, South Dakota certified chemical dependency counselor, Level III, and nationally certified gambling counselor and supervisor. His specialty areas focus on treating alcoholics, addicts, and pathological gamblers. He is the author of Chemical Dependency Counseling: A Practical Guide, Second Edition, 2003, SAGE Publications, which is the leading treatment manual in the world of chemical dependency counselors.

Dr. Perkinson co-authored, with Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr., The Addiction Treatment Planner, (2001, John Wiley & Sons), the best selling treatment planner and computer soft ware program for mental health and addiction professionals. He has published The Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Patient Workbook, (2003) and The Gambling Addiction Patient Workbook, (2003, SAGE Publications). With these workbooks, patients have all of the exercises necessary to enter a stable recovery. With Dr. Jean Lacour, he wrote The Faith-Based Addiction Curriculum (2004) to teach professionals of faith how to treat addiction. Dr. Perkinson is an international motivational speaker and regular contributor to numerous professional journals.

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