Substance Abuse: Information for School Counselors, Social Workers, Therapists, and Counselors

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Allyn and Bacon, 2000 - Education - 374 pages
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Substance Abuse, Second Edition continues to provide counselors, social workers, and students with a detailed overview of the alcohol-and-other-drug field. The new edition provides updated coverage and clinical examples to reflect the rapid changes in this area. New information includes the discussions of the latest edition of the Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory, co-occurring disorders, and a section on the effect of managed care on professional ethics. The authors present balanced coverage of different treatment models as well as objective discussions of the controversies in the field. For substance-abuse counselors and social

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This is a book about alcohol and other drugs (AOD) abuse designed for non AOD counselors. (Me, when I'll be a school counselor.) Considering that that was the purpose of this book...I do feel that ... Read full review


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Gary L. Fisher received his Ph.D. in Applied Educational Psychology (Neuropsychological Assessment) from the University of Washington. He is Professor of Health and Human Services at the University of Nevada, Reno, and the former Director of the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies. He has been a Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, since 1983, and has also worked as a school psychologist in school districts within the state of Washington. He has published articles, book chapters, and books and given national presentations on learning disabilities and on substance abuse, including (with T.C. Harrison) Substance Abuse: Information for School Counselors, Social Workers, Therapists, and Counselors, Third Edition (Pearson, 2005) and his forthcoming Rethinking Our War on Drugs: Candid Talk about Controversial Issues (Praeger, in press). He is a Nevada Licensed Psychologist and Drug and Alcohol Counselor and received the 1999 "Author of the Year Award" from the National Board of Addiction Examiners.

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