Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment in the United States

Author: Bernard Segal
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317825586
Format: PDF, Docs
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You don’t have to reinvent the wheel--select and implement an effective substance abuse program from this essential book! This essential book is the first ever published on exemplary models of adolescent drug treatment. It delivers detailed descriptions of exemplary drug treatment models and gives you the latest information on substance use and its consequences to aid your work with adolescents who use alcohol and drugs. The in-depth examinations of treatment models you’ll find in this book include programs serving adolescent substance users from a wide range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds (African Americans, Hispanics, Whites, Native Americans, Russian Immigrants). With sections covering outpatient, residential, family-oriented, and modified therapeutic community (TC) programs, this book is a vital reference for educators and students as well as practitioners. Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment in the United States: Exemplary Models from a National Evaluation Study gives you thoughtful examinations of: trends in adolescent substance use and treatment approaches three exemplary outpatient treatment programs, including program design, treatment issues, and client characteristics the Multidimensional Family Therapy Approach (MDFT), a family-oriented outpatient treatment model used to intervene with younger adolescents a 30- to 60-day residential treatment program that is based on a medical model which blends in treatment approaches from the therapeutic community model the special treatment needs and issues of substance-using Native American youths issues of gender differences as they relate to drug use and trauma three different modified therapeutic community treatment models and much more! Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment in the United States is an invaluable source of information for anyone working with this vulnerable population. Use it to choose and implement the program that will work best for you and your clients!

Adolescent Substance Abuse

Author: Carl G. Leukefeld
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387097329
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Substance abuse is, and has always been, an indisputable fact of life. People – especially young people – abuse various legal and illegal substances for any number of reasons: to intensify feelings, to achieve deeper consciousness, to escape reality, to self-medicate. And as substance-abusing teenagers mature, they pose particular challenges to the professionals charged with keeping them clean and sober and helping them maintain recovery into adulthood. Adolescent Substance Abuse: Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Treatment offers clear, interdisciplinary guidance that grounds readers in the many contexts – developmental, genetic, social, and familial among them – crucial to creating effective interventions and prevention methods. Its contributors examine current findings regarding popularly used therapies, including psychopharmacology, residential treatment, school- and community-based programs, group homes, and specific forms of individual, family, and group therapy. Accessible to a wide professional audience, this volume: (1) Presents evidence-based support for the treatment decision-making process by identifying interventions that work, might work, and don’t work. (2) Identifies individual traits associated with susceptibility to substance abuse and addiction in youth. (3) Provides a biogenetic model of the effects of drugs on the brain (and refines the concept of gateway drugs). (4) Evaluates the effectiveness of prevention programs in school and community settings. (5) Adds historical, spiritual, and legal perspectives on substance use and misuse. (6) Includes the bonus resource, the Community Prevention Handbook on Adolescent Substance Abuse and Treatment. This volume is an all-in-one reference for counseling professionals and clinicians working with youth and families as well as program developers in state and local agencies and graduate students in counseling and prevention.

Adolescent Substance Abuse

Author: Howard A. Liddle
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139449907
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book was first published in 2006. Adolescent drug abuse is one of the most challenging disorders to treat. It impacts on schools, community-based programs, mental health and medical facilities, and juvenile justice settings. This book provides practitioners, program developers and policy makers with practical information for improving outcomes in adolescent substance abuse. The authors cover a range of issues, including empirically based treatment development protocols, how to incorporate innovative treatment models into diverse clinical settings; research advances; interventions with special populations, culturally based intervention guidelines, and recommendations for practice and policy.

Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents

Author: Harvey B. Milkman
Publisher: Sage Publications
ISBN: 9781412906159
Format: PDF, Kindle
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'Milkman and Wanberg's program rests upon the best that science has to offer. Once this workbook stimulates change, it pays attention to the principles of relapse prevention that will help young people stay changed - and this is the litmus test for any treatment program that targets behavioral problems.' -- Dr. Howard J. Shaffer, Ph.D., C.A.S. , Director &BAD:amp; Associate Professor, Division on Addictions, Harvard Medical School Psychology of Addictive Behaviors 'Pathways to Self-Discovery and Change is the most comprehensive and thoughtful program we have seen to help at-risk youth gain freedom from crime and drugs and develop attitudes and skills to lead productive prosocial lives.' -- G. Alan Marlatt, Ph.D. and George A. Parks, Ph.D. , Addictive Behaviors Research Center, University of Washington 'This exceptional and widely needed program shows great promise as a developmentally appropriate treatment model for adolescents who manifest co-occurring disturbances with substance abuse and criminal activity. It is uniquely designed to interest and engage high-risk teenagers in a thoughtful array of cognitive-behavioral restructuring exercises that are geared to promote fulfilling and responsible life choices.' -- Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, Formerly Director of Clinical Services, American Psychiatric Association, and Medical Director , McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical SchoolTHE PROVIDERÆS GUIDE (Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents) identifies psychological, biological, and social factors that contribute to the onset of adolescent deviance, including substance abuse, delinquency, and crime. Causal models for these problem behaviors are described, followed by a review of assessment and treatment protocols widely used in contemporary practice. Guidelines are provided for delivery of the 32- session PSD-C treatment curriculum, specifically designed for adolescents who manifest co-existing juvenile justice and substance abuse problems. The PSD-C ProviderÆs Guide explains how effective adolescent treatment derives from integration of the following evidence-based: strategies: motivational enhancement; stages of change; gender and diversity proficiency; cognitive-behavioral skill development; relapse and recidivism prevention; differential assessment; and individualized treatment planning. The ProviderÆs Guide delineates principles for effective adolescent-focused treatment in tandem with the ParticipantÆs Workbook: Pathways to Self-Discovery and Change (PSD-C).

Handbook of Psychological Assessment Case Conceptualization and Treatment Children and Adolescents

Author: Michel Hersen
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471780007
Format: PDF
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Edited by recognized experts Michel Hersen and David Reitman, Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment, Volume 2, Children and Adolescents, is a thorough and practical reference for those working with children and adolescents. Bringing together the most current theories and evidence-based applications, chapters address issues of importance including depressive disorders, substance use disorders, and childhood psychosis. Each chapter follows a structured format, opening with an overview of assessment, followed by case conceptualization, and, finally, recommended treatment.