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Clinical Work with Substance-Abusing Clients, Third Edition - Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner

Clinical Work with Substance-Abusing Clients, Third Edition


Published: 17th December 2013
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A leading professional resource and course text, this book provides practical guidance for treating clients with substance use disorders in a variety of contexts. Expert contributors present major assessment and treatment approaches together with detailed recommendations for intervening with particular substances. Clinical techniques are clearly explained and illustrated with helpful case examples. Important topics include harm reduction; strategies for working with family members; and ways to meet the needs of specific populations, including women, adolescents, older adults, LGBT clients, and those with frequently encountered co-occurring problems.

New to This Edition
*Revised to reflect current research and clinical advances; updated for DSM-5.
*Chapters on trauma-informed care, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and complementary/alternative approaches.
*Chapters on neurobiology and behavioral addictions.
*Significantly revised chapters on family treatment and dual disorders.

ISBN: 9781462512850
ISBN-10: 1462512852
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 560
Published: 17th December 2013
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Third Edition