Chemical Dependency Counseling | 4th Edition
A Practical Guide
AUTHOR: Perkinson, Robert R.
PUBLISHER: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
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Chapters cover the gamut of treatment issues, including developing the therapeutic alliance, screening, detoxification, biopsychosocial assessment, dual-diagnosis, patient orientation, treatment planning, individual therapy, group therapy, case management, crisis intervention, referral, record keeping, discharge planning, and referral. Author Robert R. Perkinson provides case studies and step-by-step instructions with clear explanations and procedures that counselors need to use in all phases of patient care.
One of the key features of this volume is the inclusion of over 50 appendices, which includes screening questionnaires, scales, history assessments, personal recovery plans, in-patient and out-patient schedules, and many, many more. The new edition includes more appendicies and updates of existing ones.
Inclusion of issues of diversity and working with diverse clients
Discussion of new treatment for addiction with detailed plan
New discussion of relapse triggers, including negative emotions, social pressure, interpersonal conflict and the recovery community.
New discussion of co-occuring disorders
PUBLICATION DATE: 6/17/2011