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Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling, 3rd Editionby Geri Miller (Appalachian State University, Boone, NC )
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The rampant growth of addiction requires counselors to become knowledgeable in the dynamics of addiction. The Third Edition of this book is fully revised to include significant changes in theory and research that have emerged over the past five years. Two new chapters have been added, as well as a CD-ROM with clinical group exercises. Fully updated and expanded, Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling is an invaluable resource providing students and practicing counselors the knowledge and techniques needed to treat addicted individuals and their significant others.
Geri Miller, PhD, Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, ABPP, is a Professor in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling at Appalachian State University. Dr. Miller is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist and a Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board-Certified Clinical Supervisor. She has been a Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) Site Team Member since 1992. She is the author of two books and was awarded the 2009 Ella Stephens Barrett Award for excellence in professional leadership, the most coveted honor bestowed by the North Carolina Counseling Association.
Table of Contents
|Personal Reflections||p. 1|
|Addiction Counseling Influences||p. 2|
|Theories of Addiction||p. 8|
|Theories of Counseling Related to Addiction Treatment||p. 19|
|Personal Reflections||p. 19|
|Development of a Theoretical Framework for Addiction Counseling||p. 19|
|Dangers in Developing a Theoretical Framework and Recommendations||p. 21|
|General Counseling Theories||p. 24|
|Assessment and Diagnosis of Addiction||p. 37|
|Personal Reflections||p. 37|
|Behavioral Observations||p. 45|
|Physiological Instruments||p. 46|
|Psychometric Instruments||p. 46|
|Stages of Change||p. 58|
|Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders||p. 63|
|Personal Reflections||p. 63|
|Historical Struggles Between the Fields||p. 65|
|General Guidelines||p. 66|
|Problems with Diagnosing||p. 67|
|Type of Co-Occurring Diagnoses||p. 69|
|Related Issues||p. 79|
|Recognition of Problems in Different Settings||p. 85|
|Treatment Modifications and General Guidelines||p. 86|
|The Treatment process for addictions||p. 97|
|Personal Reflections||p. 97|
|Crisis Intervention||p. 97|
|Individual Therapy||p. 103|
|Group Therapy||p. 110|
|Family Therapy||p. 122|
|Specific Approaches||p. 129|
|Treatment-Related Issues||p. 145|
|Personal Reflections||p. 145|
|Sexual Issues||p. 146|
|Intimate Partner Violence||p. 162|
|Relapse Prevention||p. 183|
|Personal Reflections||p. 183|
|Counselor Approaches||p. 183|
|Relapse-Prevention Models||p. 187|
|Counseling Techniques||p. 193|
|Case Studies of Special Populations||p. 200|
|Co-Occurring Disorders||p. 203|
|Self-Help Groups||p. 209|
|Personal Reflections||p. 209|
|Suggestions for Counselors||p. 209|
|12-Step Groups||p. 211|
|Women for Sobriety||p. 219|
|16 Steps||p. 221|
|Rational Recovery||p. 223|
|Secular Organizations for Sobriety||p. 225|
|Self-Management and Recovery Training (Smart RecoveryŽ)||p. 226|
|Matching Self-Help Groups to Meet Client Needs||p. 228|
|Special Issues||p. 234|
|Appendix Stories of Recovery||p. 241|
|Current and Evolving Therapy Approaches and Techniques||p. 243|
|Personal Reflections||p. 243|
|Positive Psychology||p. 243|
|Client Resilience||p. 246|
|Stages-of-Change Model||p. 248|
|Motivational Interviewing||p. 250|
|Brief Therapy||p. 255|
|Evaluation of Effectiveness||p. 267|
|Culturally Sensitive Addiction Counseling||p. 273|
|Personal Reflections||p. 273|
|Defining Multicultural||p. 274|
|Social-Environmental Aspects||p. 275|
|Breakdown of Communication||p. 277|
|Multicultural Competence||p. 277|
|General Counseling Suggestions||p. 279|
|Assessment, Treatment, and Aftercare Issues||p. 280|
|Incorporating Spirituality into Addiction Counseling||p. 329|
|Personal Reflections||p. 329|
|Definition of Spirituality||p. 329|
|The History of the Merger: Spirituality and Addiction Counseling||p. 330|
|Bridges and Barriers||p. 332|
|Influencing Factors||p. 334|
|Assessment and Treatment||p. 334|
|Counseling Resources and Techniques||p. 336|
|Counselor Self-Care||p. 339|
|Ethical Issues||p. 342|
|Chronic Pain Assessment, Treatment, and Aftercare||p. 345|
|Personal Reflections||p. 345|
|Definition of Pain||p. 347|
|Issues of Living Sober with Chronic Pain||p. 347|
|Assessment and Treatment||p. 349|
|Personal and Professional Development of the Counselor||p. 359|
|Personal Reflections||p. 359|
|Ethical Issues||p. 359|
|Testifying in Court||p. 368|
|Working with Difficult Others||p. 372|
|Working with Addicts||p. 383|
|Preparing for Certification and Licensure as an Addiction Professional||p. 393|
|Personal Reflections||p. 393|
|Self-Care on the Journey||p. 395|
|Author Index||p. 447|
|Subject Index||p. 457|
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