Published: September 2015
These guidelines are for clinicians who lead group therapy sessions for substance use disorder treatment. It describes types of group therapy, and advantages of group therapy. The guide also provides client placement criteria, and techniques for group development and leadership.
Published: November 2013
This quick guide helps clinicians address the specific needs of women living with substance use disorders. It reviews gender-specific research and best practices—such as common patterns of misuse—and specific screening and treatment strategies.
Published: December 2012
This manual presents guidelines for enhancing motivation among patients in treatment for alcohol and substance misuse. It describes several motivational approaches, ways to integrate these approaches, and two assessment tools.
Published: May 2010
This manual guides counselors in the use of medications to help clients achieve abstinence from alcohol. It describes how the medications work and whom may benefit. It also presents the side effects of three FDA-approved medications: acamprosate, disulfiram, and naltrexone.
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