Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Substance Abuse Counseling: Theory and Practice” as Want to Read:
Substance Abuse Counseling: Theory and Practice
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Substance Abuse Counseling: Theory and Practice

3.45 of 5 stars 3.45  ·  rating details  ·  33 ratings  ·  5 reviews
This book provides information regarding the enormity of substance abuse problems in the population, how to assess the problems, and how to treat individuals and families who seek assistance. It educates beginning clinicians and counselors about substance abuse by guiding them through the process of working with substance-abuse clients. Written in an understandable, and ea ...more
Paperback, 364 pages
Published May 8th 2000 by Prentice Hall
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Substance Abuse Counseling, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Substance Abuse Counseling

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 80)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Deborah Tanner
It is a textbook, but not difficult to read
Melissa Lee-tammeus
Love this book and will keep it forever. A must have if you will be working with those with substance abuse issues. Gives great guidance on theory of numerous techniques as well as great overviews of such things as genetics, moralistic. and behavioral workings of substance addiction.
Susan
May 20, 2007 Susan rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: addiction counselors
What's with the giant pill on the cover? This has a pretty good overview of different treatment programs and methods, how to write a treatment plan, info on theories and assessment. It's a bit light on the theory side.
Rebecca
This is a good introductory text for persons with no background in substance abuse counseling, but I found it a little too rudimentary for graduate-level work.
Kimberly Whittaker
Kimberly Whittaker marked it as to-read
Aug 25, 2015
Johnny
Johnny added it
Apr 13, 2015
Laura Hounsell
Laura Hounsell marked it as to-read
Mar 20, 2015
Felisha Randolph
Felisha Randolph marked it as to-read
Mar 10, 2015
Joe Comeau
Joe Comeau marked it as to-read
Feb 20, 2015
Lexi
Lexi marked it as to-read
Jan 06, 2015
Richie Mcintosh
Richie Mcintosh marked it as to-read
Nov 15, 2014
Anrich
Anrich marked it as to-read
Sep 24, 2014
Pcalhoun
Pcalhoun marked it as to-read
Jun 29, 2014
Crystal Artist
Crystal Artist marked it as to-read
Jun 04, 2014
Aimee Hitzel
Aimee Hitzel marked it as to-read
May 31, 2014
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Substance Abuse Counseling: Theory and Practice

Share This Book