Sexual Health in Recovery

Sexual Health in Recovery

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Based on a curriculum that was successfully implemented and evaluated at Stepping Stone, a drug and alcohol treatment program in San Diego, Sexual Health in Recovery offers counselors a chance to understand and integrate basic sexual health principles into their work. Addiction treatment professionals and their clients will then be able to comfortably and safely address sexual issues that may impede recovery-and thus have a greater chance at successful treatment. Key Topics: Assessing a client's sex/drug-linked relapse risk Improving counselor confidence in talking about sexual issues Dealing with out-of-control sexual behavior Understanding how a client's sexual attitudes and values may help or impede recovery Discussing a client's sexual past when it impacts recovery Encouraging client's sexual health while in recovery Helping clients set expectations for sexual relationships while in recovery Overcoming counselor ambivalence about addressing sexual issues in treatmentA Professional Counselora#39;s Manual Douglas Braun-Harvey, MA, MFT, CGP, CST. determination of sex/drug-linked relapse risk. Good ... Written instructions are printed on each assessment. Have the client read aloud the directions to ensure anbsp;...

Title:Sexual Health in Recovery
Author:Douglas Braun-Harvey, MA, MFT, CGP, CST
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2010-12-15


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