Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment: Practical Application of Counseling Theory (Hardcover)
Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment: Practical Application of Counseling Theory examines substance abuse and addiction counseling through the lens of major counseling theories. It provides descriptions of counseling theory in action and demonstrates the application of various theories in real-world contexts.
Part I of the text reviews essential information related to substance addiction treatment, including the models of addiction, ethical issues, assessment, and diagnosis. In Parts II and III, each chapter introduces a major counseling theory, applies the theory to substance abuse counseling, and reviews its strengths, limitations, and ethical issues. Readers develop a solid knowledge base of substance abuse and addiction counseling, learn how to effectively intervene during sessions with clients, and learn how to create and implement plans in support of those struggling with addiction.
The second edition features new research on the correlation between neuroscience and addiction, as well as updates throughout the text to align with the DSM-5. It includes fresh information on motivational interviewing - including updated terminology - and an expanded discussion of cognitive-behavior therapy models, and theoretical integration. New or updated references and research bring the second edition up-to-date.
Easy to read, compassionate, and essential, Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment is an ideal guide for courses in substance abuse and addiction counseling. It is also a valuable reference for practicing counselors and those in the helping professions.