Clinical Work with Substance-Abusing Clients, Third Edition

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/13/2013
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press

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Author Biography

Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner, DSW, LCSW, is Professor at the Silver School of Social Work, New York University, where she is Director of the Post-Master's Certificate Program in the Clinical Approaches to Addictions. Founding Editor of the Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, Dr. Straussner has received the Individual Distinction in Addictions Education and Training Award from the Institute of Professional Development in Addictions and was named Social Worker of the Year by the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Section of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). She received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the New York City Chapter of NASW and was inducted as a Distinguished Scholar into the Social Work Academy of the National Academies of Practice. Dr. Straussner is the author or editor of numerous articles and books, including Ethnocultural Factors in Substance Abuse Treatment. She serves as a consultant to agencies, hospitals, and employee assistance programs in the United States and abroad, and has a private therapeutic and supervisory practice in New York City.

Table of Contents

I. An Introduction to Clinical Practice with Clients with Substance Use Disorders
1. Assessment and Treatment of Clients with Substance Use Disorders: An Overview, Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner
2. Neurobiology of Substance Use Disorders and Implications for Treatment, Audrey Begun and Suzanne Brown
II. Assessment and Intervention with Individuals Dependent on Different Substances
3. Assessment and Treatment of Individuals Dependent on Alcohol and Other Central Nervous System Depressants, Philip O'Dwyer
4. Assessment and Treatment of Individuals Dependent on Opioids, Ellen Grace Friedman
5. Assessment and Treatment of Individuals Dependent on Stimulants, Armin R. Baier, Edgar E. Coons, and David M. Ockert
III. Varying Perspectives on Intervention with Clients with Substance Use Disorders
6. Motivating Clients with Substance Use Disorders through the Helping Process, Meredith Hanson and Nabila El-Bassel
7. The Clinical Practice of Harm Reduction Psychotherapy, Belinda Seiger
8. Intersection between Trauma and Substance Misuse: Implications for Trauma-Informed Care, Shelly A. Wiechelt
9. Working with Mandated Clients with Substance Use Disorders: A Solution-Focused Approach, Kathryn C. Shafer and Sara A. Smock Jordan
10. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for People with Addictions, Bruce S. Liese
11. Complementary and Alternative Approaches to Treating Clients with Substance Use Disorders, Judy Fenster and Leslie J. Temme
12. 12-Step Programs as a Treatment Modality, Christine Huff Fewell and Betsy Robin Spiegel
IV. Assessment and Intervention with Families
13. Family Treatment of Individuals with Substance Use Disorders, Catherine M. Lemieux
14. Treating the Partners of Individuals with Substance Use Disorders, Elizabeth Zelvin
15. Dynamics and Treatment Issues with Children of Individuals with Substance Use Disorders, Roberta Markowitz
V. Special Issues and Special Populations
16. Assessment and Treatment of Clients with Co-Occurring Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders, Shelley Scheffler
17. Assessment and Treatment of Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders, Audrey Freshman
18. Assessment and Treatment of Older Adults with Substance Use Disorders, Kathleen J. Farkas
19. Assessment and Treatment of Women with Substance Use Disorders, Patricia A. Pape and Stephanie Elias Sarabia
20. Assessment and Treatment of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients with Substance Use Disorders, Evan Senreich and Elena Vairo
21. Assessment and Treatment of Drug-Using Individuals with HIV/AIDS, Larry M. Gant
22. Assessment and Treatment of Co-Existing Substance Use Disorder and Process Addictions: Eating Disorders, Pathological Gambling, and Sexual Addiction, Nicole Zmuda
VI. Looking toward the Future
23. Practice and Policy Issues: The Changing Landscape, Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner

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