The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference

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The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference is a comprehensive compilation of information about the full spectrum of addictive disorders, their consequences, and treatment. This unique text includes detailed definitions and practical illustrations of addiction-related terminology, addictive disorders and behaviors, descriptions of treatment models and techniques, as well as lists of relevant websites, government resources, and treatment centers. Addiction professionals will find this information-packed guide to be an invaluable practice tool.

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  • Contains detailed definitions, practical illustrations, relevant websites, government resources, and information about treatment centers
  • Written by a leading authority on addiction research, prevention, and treatment

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All the information you need to successfully treat addicted clients—now at your fingertips in this handy resource

The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference offers a comprehensive compilation of information covering the full spectrum of addictive disorders, their consequences, and treatment. It includes detailed definitions and practical illustrations of addiction-related terminology; addictive disorders and behaviors; descriptions of treatment models and techniques; and lists of relevant web sites, government resources, and treatment centers. And it provides this information in a convenient and accessible format, giving addiction treatment professionals a vital quick-reference tool for daily use.

Divided into nine user-friendly sections, this guide covers:

  • Abused substances and their effects
  • Conceptual tools used in the field
  • Treatment planning and assessment resources
  • Clinical skills and resources
  • Treatment resources
  • Professional management
  • Career enhancement resources
  • Major organizations, grant funding resources, drug policy advocates, and professional journals
  • A glossary of important terms

Written by Robert Holman Coombs, a leading authority on addiction research, prevention, and treatment, and addiction specialist William A. Howatt, The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference is the most up-to-date resource of its kind. Addiction professionals of all types will find this information-packed guide to be an invaluable practice tool.

About the Author:

ROBERT HOLMAN COOMBS, PhD, is Professor of Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA School of Medicine, a Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS), and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He serves on the International Advisory Committee of the American Academy of Healthcare Providers in the Addictive Disorders and is author or editor of more than 200 publications, including eighteen books.

WILLIAM A. HOWATT, PhD, EdD, is a faculty member of the Nova Scotia Community College School of Human Services. An Internationally Certified Addiction Specialist (ICAS), he recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the UCLA School of Medicine. Author of numerous publications, he is currently coediting (with Robert Holman Coombs) the Wiley Series on Treating Addictions.

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