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Addiction Treatment
Theory and Practice



June 2000 | 448 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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.
 
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

"This book provides a sound foundation for both students and novice professionals in the area of addiction knowledge, a prevention, and treatment." 

Barbara Guthrie
University of Michigan

"The scope of this book is broad, encompassing social context, programs, and evaluation, as well as screening assessment, and treatment." 

Larina M. Gerace
University of Illinois, Chicago

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Sandra Rasmussen

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... More About Author

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