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ISBN-10 1449686826ISBN-13 9781449686826
ISBN-10 1449632130ISBN-13 9781449632137
Author(s): Peter L. Myers, Essex County College; Norman R. Salt, New Jersey Department of Health
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 364

Becoming an Addictions Counselor, Third Edition provides evidence-based findings, cutting-edge treatment techniques, and a focus on critical thinking to show future counselors how to respond to clients' needs rather than impose "cookie-cutter" routines. Topics explored in depth include: • Mentally ill chemical abusers • Individual, group, and family counseling skills • Clinical treatment issues Each chapter takes an experiential learning approach to these topics and encourages readers to practice individual and group counseling skills through structured activities and exercises. With thorough discussions on ethics, treatment planning, and case management, this text prepares readers to become ethical, competent counselors.