Addiction Treatment: Theory and Practice

Addiction Treatment: Theory and Practice

By: Sandra Rasmussen (author)Hardback

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Building upon generic concepts and skills of caring and helping, this book provides a foundation for addiction practice by health and social services professionals. Chapters emphasize knowledge considered essential in each area, and each chapter identifies skills required and suggests topics for further study.

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In addition to serving as a faculty member for Walden's psychology programs, Dr. Rasmussen serves as clinical director of Williamsville Wellness, a residential treatment center for individuals dealing with alcohol, drug, and gambling addictions. Her background reflects teaching excellence, practice expertise, management competence, research production, and scholarship. Her book Addiction Treatment: Theory and Practice won the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Distinguished Book of the Year Award in 2001. Dr. Rasmussen received the Virginia Public Health Association Recognition Award in 2004 for "outstanding leadership, commitment and support to the public health of Virginia." The University of Minnesota recognized Dr. Rasmussen from among 12,000 graduates as one of its 100 Distinguished Nursing Alumni. Dr. Rasmussen is the parish nurse for St. Paul Lutheran Church in central Virginia. She is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Social Change and the Journal of Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences. Credentials include R.N., L.M.H.C., C.A.S., C.G.A.S.


PART ONE: ADDICTION Addiction Theories and Models of Addiction Substance Abuse Other Addictions Addiction Practitioners PART TWO: ADDICTION TREATMENT Treatment Methodology Treatment Goals Addiction Severity and Treatment Intensity PART THREE: TREATMENT PROCESS Assessment Diagnosis Treatment Planning Intervention Evaluation PART FOUR: CLIENT DIVERSITY AND TREATMENT MATCHING Addiction across the Lifespan Multiculturalism and Addiction Women and Addiction Gay and Lesbian Clients PART FIVE: TREATMENT COLLABORATION FOR COEXISTING MEDICAL PSYCHOLOGICAL, AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS Medical Conditions Dual Disorders Social Problems

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/08/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780761908425
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9780761908425
  • weight: 726
  • ISBN10: 0761908420

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