The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 8, 2005 - Psychology - 320 pages
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The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference is a comprehensive compilation of information about the full spectrum of addictive disorders, their consequences, and treatment. This unique text includes detailed definitions and practical illustrations of addiction-related terminology, addictive disorders and behaviors, descriptions of treatment models and techniques, as well as lists of relevant websites, government resources, and treatment centers. Addiction professionals will find this information-packed guide to be an invaluable practice tool. The most up-to-date resource of its kind Contains detailed definitions, practical illustrations, relevant websites, government resources, and information about treatment centers Written by a leading authority on addiction research, prevention, and treatment
 

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Contents

Part I Abused Substances and Their Effects
1
Part II Conceptual Tools
33
Part III Treatment Planning and Assessment Resources
63
Part IV Clinical Skills and Resources
101
Part V Treatment Resources
141
Part VI Professional Management
189
Part VII Career Enhancement Resources
221
Part VIII Information Resources
257
GLOSSARY
353
REFERENCES
381
AUTHOR INDEX
395
SUBJECT INDEX
401
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ROBERT HOLMAN COOMBS, PhD, is Professor of Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA School of Medicine, a Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS), and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He serves on the International Advisory Committee of the American Academy of Healthcare Providers in the Addictive Disorders and is author or editor of more than 200 publications, including eighteen books.

WILLIAM A. HOWATT, PhD, EdD, is a faculty member of the Nova Scotia Community College School of Human Services. An Internationally Certified Addiction Specialist (ICAS), he recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the UCLA School of Medicine. Author of numerous publications, he is currently coediting (with Robert Holman Coombs) the Wiley Series on Treating Addictions.

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