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ERIC Number: ED440342
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 452
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-56109-088-3
Substance Abuse and Counseling.
Sales, Amos, Ed.
This book focuses on the identification of practical knowledge and skills needed for counseling individuals with substance abuse problems. It is a resource for practitioners, students, and faculty in school counseling, rehabilitation counseling, mental health counseling, school psychology, or social work in recognizing, preventing, and treating individual substance abuse problems. It is designed to facilitate development of knowledge and skills needed to empower clients. This book is divided into the following chapters: (1) "Substance Abuse and Counseling: An Introduction" (A. Sales); (2) "Drugs and Addiction" (S. M. Smith and E. Miller); (3) "Related Addictive Behavior" (T. Buck and A. Sales); (4) "Preventing Addiction" (S. F. Moore); (5) "Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning" (T. Mullis); (6) "Treating Addictive Disorders" (S. Varhely); (7) "Change through Group Work" (L. McAllan, A. Friedman, and E. Spears); (8) "Working with Families Affected by Substance Abuse" (R. W. English); (9) "Multicultural Issues" (C. Reid and C. Kampfe); (10) "Substance Abuse and Disability" (A. Sales); (11) "Preventing Adolescent Relapse: Concepts, Theories and Techniques" (S. P. Mishra and R. A. Ressler); (12) "Program Planning and Evaluation" (R. Rapp); and (13) "Substance Abuse and Counseling: An Epilogue" (A. Sales). Appendixes are: "Common Drugs of Abuse"; "Effects of Individual Drugs"; "Stages of Dependency and Addiction"; "Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test"; "SARDI Substance Abuse Symptoms Checklist"; "Identifying Substance Abuse in Individuals with Disabilities";"Twelve Steps"; and "Substance Abuse Treatment Approaches." Also includes a "Facilitator's Manual" organized on a chapter basis. Each chapter of the manual includes a brief rationale and overview that can be used as lecture content, and learning objectives along with student activities to help reach these objectives. (Each chapter contains references.) (MKA)
ERIC Counseling and Student Services Clearinghouse, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 201 Ferguson Building, P.O. Box 26171, Greensboro, NC 27402-6171. Tel: 336-334-4114; Tel: 800-414-9769 (Toll Free); Fax: 336-334-4116; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Student Services, Greensboro, NC.