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Osborne, Cynthia; Berger, Lawrence M. – Journal of Family Issues, 2009
Parental substance abuse is associated with adverse health and developmental outcomes for children. Existing research, however, has not fully explored the relative magnitude of the associations between maternal, paternal, and both parents' substance abuse and child outcomes, nor has it examined these associations in regard to substance abuse among…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Substance Abuse, Young Children, Organizations (Groups)
Thomas, Tammara Petrill – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Numerous research studies have concluded that values drive perceptions, responses to situations, judgments, interactions among people, and behaviors. In addition, studies have found that congruence or agreement between individual values and organizational values can increase job satisfaction and commitment. Minimal research has explored the…
Descriptors: Counselors, Substance Abuse, Values, Personality Theories
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Sias, Shari M. – Counseling and Values, 2009
This exploratory study examined the assumption that the level of moral reasoning (Defining Issues Test; J. R. Rest, 1986) used in solving hypothetical and authentic dilemmas is similar for substance abuse counselors (N = 188). The statistical analyses used were paired-sample t tests, Pearson product-moment correlation, and simultaneous multiple…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Counselor Training, Counseling, Moral Values
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Salyers, Kathleen M.; Ritchie, Martin H.; Cochrane, Wendy S.; Roseman, Christopher P. – Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, 2006
Professional counselors and counselors-in-training continue to serve clients who have substance abuse issues, yet systematic training in substance abuse counseling is not available to many counselors. The authors investigated the extent to which students in programs accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational…
Descriptors: Counselors, Substance Abuse, Counselor Training, Standards
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Alexandre, Pierre K.; Beulaygue, Isabelle C.; French, Michael T.; McCollister, Kathryn E.; Popovici, Ioana; Sayed, Bisma A. – Evaluation Review, 2012
Objective: Public and private stakeholders of substance abuse treatment services require economic cost data to guide program evaluations and funding decisions. Background: Rigorous cost assessments have been conducted for several treatment programs across the United States, but a systematic and comprehensive evaluation of programs in a particular…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Substance Abuse, Rehabilitation, Program Evaluation
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Sodano, Ruthlyn; Watson, Donnie W.; Rataemane, Solomon; Rataemane, Lusanda; Ntlhe, Nomvuyo; Rawson, Richard – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2010
The purpose of this paper is to describe characteristics of substance abuse treatment counselors in the Republic of South Africa, including demographics, education, training, and job duties. Counselors recruited from 24 treatment centers completed a survey after signing informed consent. Counselors were primarily female (75%), racially diverse…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Cognitive Restructuring, Foreign Countries, Social Work
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Rodgers-Bonaccorsy, Roe A. – Rehabilitation Education, 2010
The study assessed attitudes toward counseling individuals with substance use disorders and perceived confidence of providing substance abuse screenings and referrals among a random sample of Certified Rehabilitation Counselors (CRCs). Results indicated CRCs have positive attitudes toward counseling individuals with substance use disorders.…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Self Esteem, Counselor Attitudes, Effect Size
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Agrawal, Shantanu; Everett, Worth W.; Sharma, Sonali – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2010
Purpose: This study examined the impact of medical education on students' views of substance abuse treatment, public policy options and training. Method: A longitudinal survey was conducted on a single-class cohort of 101 students in a major American, urban medical school. The survey was administered in the Spring semesters of the first to third…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Medical Students, Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction
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Levine, Kathryn Ann; Proulx, Jocelyn; Schwartz, Karen – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: Women with intellectual/developmental disabilities in conflict with the law experience childhood trauma, substance abuse and intimate partner violence but continue to have difficulty accessing appropriate therapeutic services, both within correctional settings and upon discharge. The aim of this study is to explore women's service…
Descriptors: Females, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Law Enforcement
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Rhodes, Darson; Kramer, Alaina; Whitlock, Alyssa; Cox, Carol – Health Educator, 2016
Heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and respiratory diseases are the leading chronic diseases worldwide. For American college students, specifically, behavioral risk factors for chronic disease include: insufficient sleep, inactivity, unhealthy eating habits, poor mental health, substance abuse, unhealthy relationships, and unsafe sexual…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Chronic Illness, College Students, Risk
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Daley, Kathryn; Chamberlain, Chris – Youth Studies Australia, 2009
To help explain why some young people move from recreational drug use to substance abuse, twelve in-depth interviews were conducted with young people who had experienced problematic substance use. The data were supplemented by statistical data on 111 young people. The researchers found a variety of "structural" factors that help explain…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Homeless People, Drug Use, Young Adults
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Marti, C. Nathan; Stice, Eric; Springer, David W. – Journal of Adolescence, 2010
We used data from a school-based study of 496 adolescent girls to identify qualitatively distinct substance use and substance abuse developmental trajectory groups and tested whether the problematic groups differed from the non-problematic groups on baseline and outcome validation variables. Results identified four substance use groups (late…
Descriptors: Legal Problems, Substance Abuse, Delinquency, Females
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Jester, Jennifer M.; Nigg, Joel T.; Buu, Anne; Puttler, Leon I.; Glass, Jennifer M.; Heitzeg, Mary M.; Fitzgerald, Hiram E.; Zucker, Robert A. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2008
335 children of alcoholic and nonalcoholic fathers were examined to study the relation between childhood behavior trajectories and adolescent substance abuse. Findings suggested that children with both aggression and inattention/hyperactivity were at an increased risk of substance abuse when compared to children with only inattention/hyperactivity…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Hyperactivity, Drug Use, Adolescents
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Lockhart, Naorah C. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2017
Group counselors commonly collaborate in interdisciplinary settings in health care, substance abuse, and juvenile justice. Social network analysis is a methodology rarely used in counseling research yet has potential to examine task group dynamics in new ways. This case study explores the scholarly relationships among 36 members of an…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Network Analysis, Case Studies, Communities of Practice
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Schneller, Peter L.; Kennedy, Jenna; Kennedy, Jessica; Metz, Zackery – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2018
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs in United States costs over 740 billion yearly (https://www.drugabuse.gov/relatedtopics/trends-statistics, accessed March 2018). However, statistics like this rarely include the toll that alcohol tobacco, and illegal drugs takes on family members,…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, Drug Abuse, Addictive Behavior
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