Addiction Recovery Tools: A Practical Handbook

Addiction Recovery Tools: A Practical Handbook

By: Robert Holman Coombs (author)Hardback

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This book gathers addiction recovery tools (both Eastern and Western) into one single volume and provides practitioners with an easy to read, `how-to' book on when and how to use the different recovery tools available. For each given tool, the chapter will address the following questions: * How does it work? * Why does it work and with whom? * What are the practical guidelines for success? * What are the potential pitfalls? Each chapter contains a brief history of each tool as well as a number of practical aids, including worksheets, lists, scales, guidelines, and interactive exercises to help the practitioner incorporate the tool into practice. The book also contains a number of instructional resources for the practitioner (for training, continuing education, and career enhancement). Features/Benefits: * A knowledgeable and experienced addiction specialist describes each recovery tool. * Clinicians will learn which recovery tools will work best with each of their patients, and how to incorporate these tools into their practice. * Discusses a wide variety of non-traditional approaches, such as acupuncture and spirituality enhancement.

About Author

As a young man, Bob served two years in Virginia and North Carolina as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Afterwards he continued his studies at the University of Utah, where he majored in sociology and philosophy, receiving his bachelor's degree in 1958. There he met the love of his life, Carol Jean Cook, who was Bob's right arm throughout his distinguished career at UCLA. Bob and Carol Jean were married in May of 1958. Bob then served in the Army and earned a master's degree from the University of Utah in 1959, followed by a Ph.D. in sociology from Washington State University in 1964. He and Carol Jean lived in Washington, Iowa (Iowa State University), and North Carolina (Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University), before settling in the Los Angeles area, where they raised their seven children. In 1970 Bob joined the faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA and the Neuropsychiatric Institute, now the Jane and Terry Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior. For 35 years he conducted research, published articles and books, served in administrative and service capacities (including the IRB Committee), taught classes, and provided marriage, family, and grief counseling.


PART ONE: MOTIVATIONAL TOOLS Motivational Intervention - Ed Storti The Only Failure Is the Failure to Act Motivational Interviewing - David B Rosengren and Christopher C Wagner Dancing, Not Wrestling Computer-Assisted Interventions - Christopher P Rice Mouse as Co-Therapist PART TWO: MEDICAL-PHARMACEUTICAL TOOLS Detoxification - David E Smith and Richard Seymour Opening the Window of Opportunity to Recovery Medications - Douglas Ziedonis and Jonathan Krejci One Tool in the Toolbox Disease Orientation - Norman S Miller Taking Away Blame and Shame Drug Testing - Tom Mieczkowski A Review of Drug Tests in Clinical Settings PART THREE: COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL TOOLS Recovery Contracts - G Douglas Talbott and Linda R Crosby Seven Key Elements Contingency-Management - Alan J Budney, Stacey C Sigmon and Stephen T Higgins Using Science to Motivate Change Cue Exposure Treatment - Cynthia A Conklin and Stephen T Tiffany New Thoughts about an Old Therapy Affect-Regulation Coping-Skills Training - Raymond L Scott, Marc F Kern and Robert H Coombs Managing Moods without Drugs PART FOUR: PSYCHOSOCIAL TOOLS Lifestyle Planning and Monitoring - Fred Zackon Readiness, Guidance and Growth Individual Therapy - Joan E Zweben Accomplishing the Tasks of Recovery Group Therapy - Arnold M Washton A Clinician's Guide to Doing What Works Peer Support - Linda Farris Kurtz Key to Maintaining Recovery Family Treatment - Joyce Schmid and Stephanie Brown Stage-Appropriate Psychotherapy for the Addicted Family PART FIVE: HOLISTIC TOOLS Nutritional Counseling - Joseph D Beasley How to Get the Big High Mediation - Carol A Snarr, Patricia A Norris and Steven L Fahrion The Path to Recovery through Inner Wisdom Spirituality Enhancement - Robert J Kus From Distilled Spirits to Instilled Spirit Acupuncture - Michael O Smith and Kathryn P White A Venerable Nonverbal Therapy PART SIX: UsING RECOVERY TOOLS IN VARIOUS SETTINGS AND PROGRAMS Harm Reduction Programs - Arthur W Blume et al Progess Rather Than Perfection Matching Clients with Recovery Tools - Reid Hester and Theresa Moyers Finding the Right Keys to Unlock the Door

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761920663
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9780761920663
  • weight: 1000
  • ISBN10: 0761920668

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