Children of Substance-Abusing Parents: Dynamics and Treatment

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-05-01
  • Publisher: Springer Pub Co
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Children and adolescents who live in a household where drugs and alcohol are abused are at considerable risk for multiple physical, mental, and behavioral issues. This volume fills a gap in the literature by providing social workers and other mental health providers with a variety of time tested strategies and interventions designed for children and adolescents of substance abusers.

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Conceptual Overview of Theory and Practical
Children of Substance-Abusing Parents: An Overviewp. 1
An Attachment and Mentalizing Perspective on Children of Substance-Abusing Parentsp. 29
Dynamics of Substance-Abusing Families and Implications for Treatmentp. 49
Issues Across The Life Span of Children of Substance-Abusing Parents
Prenatal Impact of Alcohol and Drugs on Young Children: Implications for Interventions With Children and Parentsp. 77
Treatment Issues and Interventions With Young Children and Their Substance-Abusing Parentsp. 101
Treatment Issues and Interventions With Adolescents From Substance-Abusing Familiesp. 127
Treatment Issues and Psychodrama Interventions With Adults Who Grew Up With Substance-Abusing Parentsp. 153
Programs For Intervention Across The Life Span And Settings
Prevention and Intervention Programs for Pregnant Women Who Abuse Substancesp. 171
Programs for Young Children With Substance-Abusing Parentsp. 193
Programs for Adolescent Children of Substance-Abusing Parents in School and Residential Settingsp. 207
Interventions With College Students With Substance-Abusing Parentsp. 223
Programs for Children of Parents Incarcerated for Substance-Related Problemsp. 243
Stories From the Inside: Life as the Child of a Substance-Abusing Parentp. 269
Indexp. 281
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