Substance Abuse: Information for School Counselors, Social Workers, Therapists, and Counselors
P style="MARGIN: 0px; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto" soNormal>Weaving actual clinical examples with solid research, Substance Abuse continues to provide counseling, social work, and other students with a detailed overview of the alcohol and other drug (AOD) field. Now in its Third Edition, this text provides updated coverage and practical clinica...more
Paperback, 382 pages
Published February 19th 2008 by Pearson
(first published May 1st 1996)
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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
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.