Drawing from her years of experience working in the addiction-counseling field, Geri Miller provides an engaging, balanced overview of the major theoretical underpinnings and clinical practices in the field. From assessment and diagnosis of addiction to preparing for certification and licensure as an addiction professional, this comprehensive book covers all of the essentials.
Fully updated, the fourth edition offers a positive, practice-oriented counseling framework and features:
- A research-based, clinical application approach to addiction counseling that practitioners can turn to for fundamental, practical, clinical guidelines
- Important changes in research and practice including new DSM-5 criteria, new assessment instruments, and new and expanded treatments (medications; behavioral therapies; mutual-help groups; emerging technologies)
- Reader-friendly features including case studies, interactive exercises, end-of-chapter questions, and other resources that facilitate the integration of knowledge into practice
- Updated and expanded online Instructor’s Manual includes PowerPoint® slides and test bank questions for each chapter; case study exercises; and sample syllabi
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