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A practical collection of tools and strategies for prospective addictions counselors that includes a solid foundation of research, theory, and history.
Practical and comprehensive, Foundations of Addiction Counseling explores an array of techniques and skills that a new practitioner will need in the real world while providing a thorough review of the research, theory, and history of addiction counseling. With chapters written by expert scholars, this text covers many topics in-depth often ignored by other comparable books, such as professional issues in addictions counseling, the assessment of client strengths, gender issues in substance abuse, working in rehabilitation centers, and working with clients with disabilities.
The second edition of this unique text offers prospective counselors the tools and strategies they will need for working with general and special populations, including assessment tools, strategies for outpatient and inpatient treatment, information about maintenance and relapse prevention, and counseling strategies for couples, families, children, adolescents, college students, and recovering addicts. The revised edition includes expanded discussions on a number of topics, new case studies, and completely updated resources and web references.
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Filled with practical strategies, useful assessment tools, and real-world case studies, Foundations of Addiction Counseling offers prospective addictions counseling students with the functional, realistic skills they need to successfully help their clients with substance abuse and addiction issues. With chapters written by expert scholars, this text covers many topics in-depth often ignored by other comparable books while also giving readers a solid base of knowledge related to addictions counseling theory, research, and history.
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"David Capuzzi," Ph.D., N.C.C., L.P.C., is a past president of the American Counseling Association (formerly the American Association for Counseling and Development) and is professor and coordinator of Counselor Education in the Graduate School of Education at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon.
A former editor of The School Counselor, Dr. Capuzzi has authored a number of textbook chapters and monographs on the topic of preventing adolescent suicide and is coeditor and author, with Dr. Larry Golden, of "Helping Families Help Children: Family Interventions with School Related Problems" and "Preventing Adolescent Suicide." He co-authored and edited "Youth at Risk: A Prevention Resource for Counselors, Teachers, and Parents; Introduction to the Counseling Profession; Introduction to Group Counseling" and "Counseling and Psychotherapy: Theories and Interventions" with Douglas R. Gross. He has authored or co-authored articles in a number of ACA-related journals.
A frequent speaker and keynoter at professional conferences and institutes, Dr. Capuzzi has also consulted with a variety of school districts and community agencies interested in initiating prevention and intervention strategies for adolescents at risk for suicide. He has facilitated the development of suicide prevention, crisis management, and post intervention programs in communities throughout the United States; provides training on the topics of "youth at risk" and "grief and loss"; and serves as an invited adjunct faculty member at other universities as time permits. He is the first recipient of ACA's Kitty Cole Human Rights Award.
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