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Substance Abuse: Information for School Counselors, Social Workers, Therapists, and Counselors

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Integrating clinical examples with solid research, this text provides readers with an overview of the alcohol-and-other-drug (AOD) field. It looks at various treatment models and presents discussions of the controversies in the field. Topics include pharmacology, assessment and diagnosis, and family issues.
Paperback, 382 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Allyn & Bacon (first published May 1st 1996)
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Carly
This is a book about alcohol and other drugs (AOD) abuse designed for non AOD counselors. (Me, when I'll be a school counselor.) Considering that that was the purpose of this book...I do feel that some of the chapters were very VERY specific for a 'generalist' mental health care provider. However, what countered this was that I found myself pretty interested in (most) of the chapters, and wanted to read about the issues. There were a few chapters where I asked myself "Why is this in a substance ...more
Julie
This book was easy to read as it was student user friendly. This book at times is somewhat repetitive; however, there is only so many topics you can cover in regards to substance abuse. The treatment portion of the book was very interesting. I would recommend this book to any professor to utilize for a college course.
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Having a BLAST reading TEXT BOOKS!!! UGH - I want to read some mindless fun fiction!!!!
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This is one of the more interesting textbooks I've read in grad school.
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