Clinical Guide to Alcohol Treatment: The Community Reinforcement Approach
This hands-on manual is the first complete guide to implementing the Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA), a highly effective cognitive-behavioral treatment for alcohol problems. CRA uses social, recreational, familial, and vocational strategies that result in sober behavior becoming more rewarding than drinking behavior. The authors offer step-by-step instructions for each component of the program, and use client-therapist dialogues to illustrate effective techniques for assessment and treatment.
:: behavioral skills training
:: social and recreational counselling
:: marital therapy
:: motivational preparation
:: stress management techniques
This book will be of value to all clinicians who treat alcohol abusing clients including psychologists, psychiatrists, substance abuse counsellors, and social workers.
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