by editors Robert K. White, MA, CEAP and Deborah George Wright, MA
This resource will complement your current knowledge of the problems leading to and the consequenses of chemical dependency by using the tools of intervention - the words, the steps, and the strategies.
Addiction Intervention: Strategies to Motivate Treatment-Seeking Behavior shows you how to use the tools of intervention--the words, the steps, and the strategies--to be a change agent in the lives of individuals with alcohol and drug addictions. It is full of effective strategies and case studies coming from widely respected specialists across several disciplines. You'll learn how you can get people to seek help for their chemical dependence, resolving the cause of their problems rather than temporarily fixing the symptoms or side effects of their addictions.how physicians can assess symptoms using various diagnostic tools, initiate conversation with a patient, and overcome resistance to referral
Whether you're an alcohol and drug educator, intervention trainer, physician, nurse, social worker, employer, lawyer, judge, or counselor, Addiction Intervention will help you find ways to confront chemically dependent people and motivate them to change their lives. You will find the tools of intervention easier to wield than you might otherwise think as you read about:
how clinical therapists can develop response-specific intervention strategies that are appropriate to clients' behavior pathology
conducting effective performance-related workplace interventions
the development and design of impaired professional committees
alternative models for peer and administrative interventions
the methodologies of student assistance programs and teams
brief, structured therapy for the family of an addicted person
recent changes in the criminal justice system that have encouraged judges to refer individuals to treatment
the One-Stop Re-Employment Social Services Center
Addiction Intervention brings within your reach results-oriented intervention. Don't continue to offer band-aid solutions or skirt around the real problem of addiction. This book will help you help people get their lives back on track permanently.
155 pages; 6 X 9;soft bound
ContentsAbout the Editors Contributors Foreword Introduction Chapter 1. Family Intervention: Background, Principles, and Other Strategies by Robert K. White, MA, CEAPBackgroundThe Disease ModelFamily InterventionIntervention PrinciplesAlternative StrategiesSummaryChapter 2. Medical Strategy: Interventions by John Steinberg, MDPhysician InterventionObstacles to TreatmentDefining the DiseasePatient History and Signs of AddictionIntervention ModelsChapter 3. Mental Health Strategy: Addiction Interventions for the Dually Diagnosed
by David McDuff, MD and Todd Muneses, MDIntroducationClinical Practice Model: Stages of ChangeInterventions with Substance Abusers with PsychopathologyInterventions with Chronically Mentally Ill Substance AbusersSummary and ConclusionsChapter 4. Employee Assistance Program Strategy by James O'Hair, MSW, CEAPDefinitionKey Players in Workplace InterventionModelI: Behaviors ChecklistsModel II: Talking with Troubled EmployeesIntervention ChecklistsHelpful HintsRole of EAP's in Family InterventionSummary Chapter 5. Professional Assistance Committees by Penelope P. Zeigler, MDIntroductionThe Peer Intervention Concepts Chapter 6. Adolescent Intervention Strategies by James Crowley, MAIncremental InterventionSummaryCase ExamplesChapter 7. Intervention as Brief Family Therapy by Stuart Tiegel, MSW, LCSW-CIntroduction Selected Active-Oriented Intervention ModelStructeal Systems Engagement (SSE) and FamiliesClinical ExamplesDiscussion of Cases: Why Interventions WorkIntergrative Model of IntervenionSummary Chapter 8. Legal Strategy by Honorable Peggy F. Hora and Honorable William G. Schma Criminal System ChangesCivil System ChangesWhy Coerced Treatment?What's a Judge ( or Other Court Professional) to Do?Treatment Court ElementsRemaining Questions Chapter 9. Professional Intervention in the One-Stop Reemployment/Social Services Center
by Deborah G. Wright, MAThe PopulationMaintaining ConfidentialityIntervening with CareAfter the InterventionStaff Development Appendix A. Selected Resources: Books Appendix B. Selected Resources: Videos Appendix C. Selected References: Organizations Index Reference Notes Include
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