This guide defines family therapy and suggests concepts and techniques that substance use counselors can use. It describes integrated treatment models, family therapy for specific populations, and guidelines for domestic violence and child abuse screening.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This manual guides physicians in the use of medications to help patients achieve abstinence from alcohol. It describes how the medications work, whom they benefit, and side effects for three FDA-approved medications: acamprosate, disulfiram, and naltrexone.
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