Therapists' Guide to Substance Abuse Intervention

Therapists' Guide to Substance Abuse Intervention

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Author of AP's bestselling qTherapist's Guide to Clinical Interventionq now turns her attention to substance abuse intervention. The book will follow a similar format to her previous book, presenting information in easy to read outline form, with relevant forms, patient questionnaires, checklists, business documents, etc. Part I discusses the social impact of substance abuse and provides a general overview of the physiological and psychological characteristics of abuse, DSM IV definition of abuse, and classifications of the varying types of drugs. Part II is the main section of the book and covers assessment, different stages of abuse/recovery, and treatment choices. Coverage includes the discussion of myriad self help choices (e.g. AA), group therapy, brief therapy, and more. Discussion will also include making a determination of treatment as inpatient or outpatient, and issues relevant to special populations (teenagers, geriatrics, comorbidity patients, etc.). Part III presents skill building resources. Part IV covers prevention, quality assurance, and also includes a glossary. * Outlines treatment goals and objectives * Outlines for assessing special circumstances * Offers skill building resources to supplement treatmentSharon L. Johnson. WRITING A THANK YOU LETTER Writing a letter to express your appreciation of someonea#39;s time to interview you is a courtesy as well as a way to stand out and market yourself in a competitive job market. Why write? 1. ... Thank you for taking the time to meet with me/interview me. 1. 2. 3. 4. ... SAMPLE LETTER January 5, 2000 Robert Smith Manager A-1 Business 576 10.

Title:Therapists' Guide to Substance Abuse Intervention
Author:Sharon L. Johnson
Publisher:Academic Press - 2003


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