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An overview of substance abuse for generalist students, prospective mental health professionals, and allied professionals.

 

Providing a comprehensive overview of the substance abuse field, Substance Abuse: Information for School Counselors, Social Workers, Therapists and Counselors, Fifth Edition combines the accessible writing style and succinct, practical topical coverage that have made it a market-leading resource for generalist students, prospective mental health professionals, and allied professionals.

 

Continuing to cover basic pharmacology, models of addiction, assessment and diagnosis, cultural issues, intervention, treatment, recovery, support groups, children and families, other addictions, prevention, and confidentiality in its applied and concise style, this latest edition of Substance Abuse contains expanded coverage of screening and brief interventions, recovery oriented systems of care, spirituality and other current topics as well as a new chapter dedicated to motivational interviewing.

 

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Providing a comprehensive overview of the substance abuse field, Substance Abuse: Information for School Counselors, Social Workers, Therapists and Counselors, Fifth Edition combines the accessible writing style and succinct, practical topical coverage that have made it a market-leading resource for generalist students, prospective mental health professionals, and allied professionals.

 

Continuing to cover basic pharmacology, models of addiction, assessment and diagnosis, cultural issues, intervention, treatment, recovery, support groups, children and families, other addictions, prevention, and confidentiality in its applied and concise style, this latest edition of Substance Abuse contains expanded coverage of screening and brief interventions, recovery oriented systems of care, spirituality and other current topics as well as a new chapter dedicated to motivational interviewing.

 


Also New to This Edition:

 

  • Applied case examples articulate key chapter concepts through realistic, personalized scenarios
  • New At-a-Glance guides present chapter opening information and act as advance organizers that direct student attention
  • New information on special populations, including diverse sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and adoptees
  • New sections on neurobiology of addiction, screening, confidentiality and school counseling, and prevention specialists
  • New and revised information on evidence-based treatment and prevention, including the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices
  • Inclusion of support groups and support systems
  • Updated data on alcohol and other drug prevalence, treatment admissions, emergency room admissions, and other surveys

About the Author:

Gary L. Fisher is Professor in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno. He was the founder and first director of the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies where he developed undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education activities for addiction counselors, prevention specialists, and allied professionals. Dr. Fisher’s career has spanned 38 years and includes work as a private practice clinician and a public school psychologist. In addition to this textbook, he is the author of Rethinking Our War on Drugs: Candid Talk about Controversial Issues (2006), the senior editor of the Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery (2009), and the author of Understanding Why Addicts are Not All Alike: Recognizing the Types and How Their Differences Affect Intervention and Treatment (2011).

 

Thomas Harrison is Associate Dean in the College of Education and Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. He developed the initial drug testing program for the University of Florida Athletic Department and has been a consultant for the State of Nevada Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Abuse. Dr. Harrison’s career has spanned 35 years in the field, including private counseling, sports psychology, and consulting practice. He is the author of Consultation for Contemporary Helping Professionals (2004) and several articles in professional journals.

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