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Thorne, Daniel R. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Discusses an intervention technique that can be used in working with alcoholics and drug abusers who deny the need for help. The intervention focuses on the family, providing them with drug education and improved communication skills. Defusion, reframing, and positive data are used. The counselor's role is described. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Communication Skills, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role
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Steffenhagen, R. A. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Reviews the history and theory of alcoholism and hypnosis and proposes a theoretical model of alcholism based on self-esteem. Suggets that hypnosis may be an effective tool in the treatment of alcoholism with cure as the goal, and calls for more consistency in theory and practice. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Drug Rehabilitation, Hypnosis, Models
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Aguilar, Teresita E.; Munson, Wayne W. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1992
Illustrates associations between substance abuse and leisure experiences. Presents rationale for leisure interventions for adolescents designed to remediate this social and behavioral problem. Suggests leisure education and counseling for inclusion in prevention or intervention strategies for substance abuse. Provides recommendations for…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Counseling, Drug Abuse
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James, Mark R.; Townsley, Robin K. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1989
Discusses how music, occupational, and recreation therapies can contribute to comprehensive treatment programs for chemical dependency. Sees prime contribution of activity therapy as lying in nature of experiential education, applying insight gained in counseling sessions and discussion groups to practical real-life situations. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Drug Rehabilitation, Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy
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Kraft, David P. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Based on experiences at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and other campuses, this report attempts to define the extent of alcohol use and resultant problems of college students. Concludes that by drawing upon various models available in the literature, college and university faculty, staff, and students can approach alcohol problems in…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Drinking, Drug Rehabilitation
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Coleman, Sally – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1987
Discusses what makes an aftercare group for adolescent substance abusers function productively and describes the format that seems to work best for young adolescents in an aftercare group. Emphasizes importance of group facilitator skills in areas of leadership, safety, and structure in helping adolescents gain re-identification as abstaining…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Drug Rehabilitation, Group Dynamics, Leadership Qualities
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Thomas, Richard W.; Seibold, David R. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Examines problem of alcohol abuse and role of communication in "home treatment" method associated with alcoholism intervention. Reviews nature of alcoholism and role of "home treatment scenario"; demonstrates how alcohol intervention involves communication issues and dynamic interpersonal influence; and outlines research…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism, Drug Rehabilitation, Interpersonal Communication