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Foundations of Addictions Counseling, 3rd edition

  • David Capuzzi
  • Mark D. Stauffer

Published by Pearson (December 24th 2019) - Copyright © 2016

3rd edition


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A practical collection of tools and strategies for prospective addictions counselors that includes a solid foundation of research, theory, and history.


Practical and comprehensive, Foundations of Addiction Counseling explores an array of techniques and skills that a new practitioner will need in the real world while providing a thorough review of the research, theory, and history of addiction counseling. With chapters written by expert scholars, this text covers many topics in-depth often ignored by other comparable books, such as professional issues in addictions counseling, the assessment of client strengths, gender issues in substance abuse, working in rehabilitation centers, and working with clients with disabilities.


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Table of contents

PART 1 Introduction To Addictions Counseling


Chapter 1 History and Etiological Models of Addiction

Chapter 2 Substance Addictions

Chapter 3 Process Addictions

Chapter 4 Important Professional Issues in Addiction Counseling

Chapter 5 Introduction to Assessment

Chapter 6 Assessment and Diagnosis of Addictions


PART 2 The Treatment of Addictions


Chapter 7 Motivational Interviewing

Chapter 8 Psychotherapeutic Approaches

Chapter 9 Treatment of Comorbid Disorders

Chapter 10 Group Therapy for Treatment of Addictions

Chapter 11 Addiction Pharmacotherapy

Chapter 12 12-Step Facilitation of Treatment

Chapter 13 Maintenance and Relapse Prevention


PART 3 Addictions in Family Therapy, Rehabilitation, and School Settings


Chapter 14 Alcohol Addiction and Families

Chapter 15 Persons with Disabilities and Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders

Chapter 16 Substance Abuse Prevention Programs Across the Life Span


PART 4 Cross-Cultural Counseling in Addictions


Chapter 17 Cross-Cultural Counseling: Engaging Ethnic Diversity

Chapter 18 Gender, Sex, and Addictions

Chapter 19 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Affirmative Addictions Treatment


EPILOGUE Some Additional Perspectives


Chapter 20 Inpatient and Outpatient Addiction Treatment

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