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

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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";What EVERY human service professional should know about the issues around substance use and abuse in our society."; Peggy D. Campbell-Florence Darlington Technical College Weaving actual clinical examples with solid research, Substance Abuse continues to provide counseling, psychology, social work, and other students in the helping professions with a detailed overview of the alcohol and other drug (AOD) field. Now in its Third Edition, this text provides updated coverage and practical clinical examples to reflect the rapid changes in the field of addiction. In a reader-friendly style, the authors present balanced coverage of various treatment models as well as objective discussions dealing with the controversies in this field. The text covers topics spanning the entire field-pharmacology, assessment and diagnosis, treatment, recovery, prevention, children, families, and other addictions-providing students with a broad view of the AOD field as well as the pervasiveness of the problem in all areas of behavioral health and general fields. Students, study smarter-not harder-with this grade-boosting supplement from Allyn & Bacon! The Career Center Do you need help transitioning from being a student to becoming a professional? With The Career Center, you can register to receive eight 30-minute career counseling sessions-a total of four hours of career consultant time! Qualified career specialists will help you establish, or reestablish, yourself in today's competitive global economy. Access to The Career Center-a $25 value-is FREE when packaged with a new text. You can also purchase access by calling 1-800-435-4164, Sunday through Thursday, 5 pm to 12 am. Visit www.ablongman.com/careercenter/ for more information.

Table of Contents

The Role of the Mental Health Professional in Prevention and Treatment
The Need for Generalist Training
Philosophical Orientation
Attitudes and Beliefs
Denial, Minimization, Projection, and Rationalization
Helping Attitudes and Behaviors
Overview of the Book
Classification of Drugs
Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act
The Concept of Dangerousness
Central Nervous System Depressants
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Inhalants and Volatile Hydrocarbons
Anabolic Steroids
Club Drugs
Drugs Used in the Treatment of Mental Disorders
Additional Reading
Models of Addiction
The Moral Model
Sociocultural and Psychological Models of Addiction
Disease Concept of Addiction
Biopsychosocial Model of Addiction
Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Groups
Native Americans and Alaska Natives
Asian Americans
African Americans
Latino and Hispanic Populations
Helping Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Populations
Assessment and Diagnosis
Definitions of Use, Misuse, Abuse, and Dependence or Addiction
Psychosocial History
Signs of Adolescent Substance Abuse
Self-Report Inventories
Client Engagement and Brief Interventions
Client Engagement
Motivational Interviewing
Brief Interventions
Treatment of AOD Problems
How Many Are in Treatment? How Many Need Treatment
What Happens in Treatment?
Treatment Strategies and Techniques
Treatment Settings
Principles of Effective Treatment
Treatment and Special Populations
Treatment Effectiveness
Client-Treatment Matching
Special Problems in Treatment
Relapse Prevention and Recovery
Need for Generalist Training in Relapse Prevention
Definition of Slip and Relapse
Frequency of Slips and Relapse
Is Relapse in Addiction Similar to Other Chronic Conditions?
Models of Relapse Prevention
Essential Components of Relapse Prevention
Preventing Slips from Escalating
Twelve-Step and Other Types of Support Groups
Alcoholics Anonymous
Other Twelve-Step Groups
Advantages and Disadvantages of Twelve-Step Groups
Other Types of Support Groups
Family Homeostasis
Family Rules
Underlying Family Themes
Family Subsystems and Boundaries
Intergenerational Transmission of Alcohol
Women and Alcoholism
Stepfamilies: System and Structure
Helping Families
Baróns Integrative Cross-Cultural Model (ICM)
Children, Adult Children, and Codependency
Relationship of ACOA, AA, Al-Anon, and Codependency
Children of Alcoholics (COAs)
Children Interpersonally Exposed to Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOAs)
ACOA and Diversity
Assessment and Treatment Considerations
Definitions of Codependency
Characterstics of Codependent Individuals
Implications for Mental Health Professionals
Codependency and Diversity
Incidence and Prevalence
Myths and Facts about HIV and AIDS
Risk Factors and High-Risk Populations
Risk Factors for Women
Assessment of Clients for HIV and AIDS: Signs and Symptoms
Helping HIV-Infected Clients
HIV-Related Issues Specific to the Helping Professional
Gambling and Other Addictions
Prevalence of Gambling and Gambling Problems
Definitions of Gamblers and Problem Gambling
Assessment and Diagnosis
Treatment, Resources, and Support
Other Addictions
Food Addiction: The Eating Disorders
Addiction to Sex and Love
Internet Addiction
Addiction to Work: Workaholism
Assessment and Treatment Issues
Why Are Prevention Efforts Needed?
Policy Issues in Prevention
Prevention Classification Systems
What Works in Prevention
Prevention Resources
Confidentiality and Ethical Issues
Confidentiality: 42 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 2 (42 CFR)
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Drug Testing
Application of Confidentiality Regulations
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